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Instructions

Analyze the case of SeaWorld of Florida v. Perez, 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 6660 (D.C. Cir.) located in your textbook on pp. 559-564, including the opinion of Judge Rodgers as well as the dissenting opinion of Judge (now-Supreme Court Justice) Brett Kavanaugh. Write a case study review of the court’s opinion that answers the questions below. Support your review with analysis and evidence from the unit reading and outside sources. 

  • What are the legal issues enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and presented in this case? How did the plaintiff establish a valid violation under the General Duty Clause of the OSH Act? Explain how the elements of a valid claim were satisfied under the OSH Act. 
  • How does OSHA enforce workplace safety and health standards? 
  • Do you agree with the court’s decision? Should or could SeaWorld have done more to abate the hazard? Support your position. 

Your paper should be a minimum of two pages, not including the title and reference pages. You are required to use a minimum of three sources, one of which may be your textbook as reference material for your case study. Adhere to APA Style when constructing this assignment, including in-text citations and references for all sources that are used. Please note that no abstract is neede