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King’s Faire Inc. v. Strickney et al.

An analysis of an agreement not to compete in the unusual context of performing arts.  The court declined to enforce a non-competition clause which lasted two years and covered six states because it was an

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Massari v. Mindrebo

A unique case involving claims by upland owners that aquaculture on the tidal flats constitutes a trespass.  The Appeals Court upheld the trial court ruling that, on the facts presented, a Land Court registration decree

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Klink v. Valovcin

The Land Court reviewed the Colonial Ordinance of 1641 in this case involving claims by multiple backlot owners to use the beach in a seashore subdivision known as Silver Spring.  The Land Court found the

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McKinney v. National Dairy Council

One of the earliest cases to establish the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing in at-will employment relationships under Massachusetts law.  The federal District Court held that the employer violated the implied covenant

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