Rauchman v. Mobil Corp.
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 739 F.2d 205 (6th Cir. 1984) Brief Fact Summary. Rauchman (Plaintiff) brought suit against Mobil Corp. (Defendant), claiming that his proposed amendment to the corporation’s bylaws had to be included in its proxy statement. Synopsis of Rule of Law. A corporation may refuse to include in its proxy statement a proposal to amend its bylaws to prevent a foreign citizen from becoming a board member. ...

Case Overviews
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Everson v. Board of Educ. (S.Ct. 1947) Facts: Pursuant to a New Jersey statute, a local school board authorized reimbursement of money spent by parents to transport their children on public buses to private schools. Everson, a local taxpayer, challenged the payments going to parents of Roman Catholic parochial school students as contrary to the First Amend­ment. ...

Olson v. Etheridge
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View this case and other resources at: Citation. 177 Ill. 2d 396, 686 N.E.2d 563, 1997 Ill. 438, 226 Ill. Dec. 780 Brief Fact Summary. The Plaintiffs, Karen Olson and others (Plaintiffs), brought an action to enforce two agreements: as parties to one agreement and as third party beneficiaries to the other. Synopsis of Rule of Law. In the absence of language in a contract making the rights of a third party beneficiary irrevocable, the parties to a contract "retain power to discharge or modify the duty by subsequent agreement," without the assent of the third party beneficiary ...

Baker v. Elcona Homes Corp
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