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Fricke, Michael R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
When it comes to the legal issues surrounding alternative dispute resolution (ADR)--specifically mediation and arbitration--the confidential nature of many ADR agreements leaves teachers lacking good examples to illustrate how mediation and arbitration proceedings function. This dearth of examples may contribute to ADR being given short shrift in…
Descriptors: Arbitration, Program Effectiveness, Court Litigation, Teaching Methods
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Roessing, Matt; El-Jourbagy, Jehan – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
Chambers of Commerce present educational opportunities for businesses as well as forums to discuss and advocate for change in the business environment. Chambers exist on the local, state, national, and international level. This article focuses on business law students working with local city and county-based chambers, with a membership of mostly…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Small Businesses
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Haugh, Todd – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
This article's goal is to encourage the use of modeling as a pedagogical approach, particularly in business law and ethics education. It attempts to do so in three parts. First, it sets forth the expert-novice knowledge gap problem. It draws on academic research regarding expertise from a diverse set of fields to demonstrate how experts and…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Ethical Instruction, Expertise, Novices
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Dove, Laura R.; Bryant, Natalie P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
This article offers a teaching case based on the 2013 controversy surrounding comments made in a deposition by Paula Deen during a lawsuit filed against her by a former employee. Deen's admission of using racially derogatory terms, on top of a variety of other allegations in the case, stunned and outraged many of her fans and the public in…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Court Litigation, Compliance (Legal), Ethics
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Giampetro-Meyer, Andrea – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
Climate change provides an opportunity for law professors to prepare students to raise informed, insightful questions about the legal and ethical challenges climate-related disasters present for individuals and businesses. Additionally, students might be prepared to answers their questions, drawing upon what they have learned in their Legal…
Descriptors: Climate, Natural Disasters, Weather, Social Justice
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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
Business law and legal environment textbooks typically devote a page or two to the tort of invasion of privacy, describing the four versions of this tort, including "appropriation of identity." The Clarkson textbook notes that "An individual's right to privacy normally includes the right to the exclusive use of her or his…
Descriptors: Torts, Privacy, Publicity, Civil Rights
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Walton, Aubree L.; Tankersley, Kaimee K. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2019
Climate change regulation, being imbued with multiscalar complexities, economic concerns, and numerous constitutional implications, presents a rich pedagogical context for teaching business regulation. However, environmental law, as an instructional topic, can be quite complex and daunting to present to students. The topic presents issues of…
Descriptors: Environment, Laws, Federal Legislation, Climate