O’Cain Vs. Harvey Freeman And Sons, Inc. Of Mississippi Law Case Study

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Review the case O’Cain v. Harvey Freeman and Sons, Inc. of Mississippi, 603 So.2d 824 (1991)

Draft an inter office memo and answers the following questions.

What happened in the case?

What were the issues? What were the terms of the leasing agreement?

What was the lower court’s decision?

What rights did the tenant have?

What rights did the landlord have?

What was the appellate court’s holding and reasoning?

Properly cite any resources used.

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Attached.

Running head: O’CAIN V. HARVEY FREEMAN AND SONS, INC. OF MISSISSIPPI

O’Cain V. Harvey Freeman and Sons, Inc. of Mississippi
Student’s Name
Institutional Affiliation

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O’CAIN V. HARVEY FREEMAN AND SONS, INC. OF MISSISSIPPI

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Company Name Here
Memo
To: [Click here and type name]
From: [Click here and type name]
CC: [Click here and type name]
Date: March 21, 2019
Re:
[Click here and type subject]
Introduction
This is the case involving a tenant and her landlord, the former being Elizabeth O’Cain
who is the complainant, while the latter being the defendant. The complainant seeks damages for
emotional and mental distress arising from the rape of her roommate G.S and burglary in her
apartment on the night of Oct 15, 1981. However, the trial court considered the landlord’s filing
of the motion summary application, rejecting Elizabeth’s initial application as the former’s
reason as to why she was undergoing through emotional and mental pain. Later an appeal court
granted O’Cain justice by reconsidering the facts of the case particularly evidence provided by
the locksmith. This memo highpoints the events of the case, the issues surrounding the case, as
well as the rights of both the tenant and the landlord, and why the appellate court overturned the
trial’s court decision.
What happened in the case?
Elizabeth filed a suit at the Jackson County Circuit Court with the allegations that her
roommate was raped at knifepoint, which caused her to experience emotional pain that affected
her gener...


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