Read the Davis v. The Board of County Commissioners of Doña Ana County case. You
are to write a 3-4 page report that answers the following questions:
1. What was the legal issue in this case?
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2. Why does the court conclude that Doña Ana County could be held liable for
negligent referral (misrepresentation)?
3. Should it have mattered that the former employer’s investigation was not able to
confirm all of the allegations against Herrera? Explain your answer.
4. What practical implications does this decision hold? Are you convinced by the
court’s claim that this ruling should not make employers more reluctant to provide