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restrictive covenant

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(Law) law a covenant imposing a restriction on the use of land for the purpose of preserving the enjoyment or value of adjoining land
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Restrictive covenants ought to be drafted by a specialist employment lawyer, otherwise there is a danger that you will not be able to rely on them later.
For generations, blacks in Chicago had been relegated by restrictive covenants in land deeds and by government-mandated segregation to two increasingly overcrowded ghettoes: the Black Belt on the South Side and a much smaller enclave just west of the Loop.
Siegan examines the experience of Houston, which relies on restrictive covenants enforced by the city rather than zoning.
This case is contrary to the trend in many jurisdictions to modify or rule restrictive covenants as unenforceable.
It does this by prohibiting the hiring of certain physicians, by prohibiting the enforcement of restrictions on certain physicians' discretion to end their employment with SMHS, by limiting SMHS's right to impose restrictive covenants on certain currently employed physicians who cease their employment with SMHS, and by prohibiting SMHS from restricting the access or admitting privileges of certain qualified physicians.
Restrictive covenants, when used properly, can be a major weapon in the fight to retain the competitive edge.
Real estate records in Houston and Midland, Texas, reveal that from 1955 to 1966 George and Barbara Bush owned property that could not be sold or rented to "Negroes' and other nonwhites because this was banned by restrictive covenants.
In Anton Chekhov's story, "The Grasshopper," Olga Ivanovna marries a physician, Osip Stepanitch Dymov, whom she sees as a "simple, very ordinary, and in no way remarkable man." (1) Olga denigrates her husband while she reveres others as "celebrities." What does Chekhov's Olga have to do with restrictive covenants? The conclusion of this article provides an answer.
RESTRICTIVE covenants or post-termination restrictions, as they are also called, are very common in employment contracts.
Florida's policy of dedication to ensuring a free and robust market requires judicial vigilance when restrictive covenants are analyzed by the courts.
Restrictive covenants: The Minnesota House on Monday unanimously stood behind Rep.
Carlson represents management in employment litigation matters, in particular focusing on claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, whistle-blowing, and the enforcement of restrictive covenants. He also handles traditional labor matters and counsels employers on compliance issues and litigation avoidance.

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