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    Jan works in a sandwich shop run by Amy. Amy makes Jan sign a noncompete contract that states if Jan quits, she is not to engage in a similar business within a three state radius of Amy's business for 5 years. Is this contract legal and enforceable? Why or why not? If the agreement is not enforceable, how might Jan and Amy restructure it to increase its chances of being legal?

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    This contract is not legal and is not enforceable (and no Judge would enforce it) because it makes it almost impossible for Jan to make a living ...

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    Jan works in a sandwich shop run by Amy. Amy makes Jan sign a noncompete contract that states if Jan quits, she is not to engage in a similar business within a three state radius of Amy's business for 5 years. Is this contract legal and enforceable? Why or why not? If the agreement is not enforceable, how might Jan and Amy restructure it to increase its chances of being legal?

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