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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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O'Brien, Christine Neylon; Powers, Richard E.; Wesner, Thomas L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article provides information about the value of a core course in business law and why it remains essential to business education. It goes on to identify highly ranked undergraduate business programs that require one or more business law courses. Using "Business Week" and "US News and World Report" to identify top…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Benchmarking
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Thomas, Charles E. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The "Journal of Legal Studies Education" article, "Step Away from the Syllabus: Engaging Students on the First Day of Legal Environment," encouraged instructors to rethink their approaches to the initial class session. The exercise offers an opportunity to introduce the relevance of the legal environment course within the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students
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Jones, Ida M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In the online environment, students and instructors are virtually, but not physically, present in the same environment. In the online environment, technology mediates learning: it mediates communications and information transfer between the student and the instructor, between the student and the content, and among the students. Critics fear that…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, College Faculty, Graduate Study
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Dhooge, Lucien J.; Eakin, Cynthia F. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2007
There are few topics more controversial in higher education than the evaluation of teaching effectiveness. The continuing relevancy of issues relating to what constitutes an effective teacher and methods by which to measure such effectiveness is evidenced by the more than 2,000 articles devoted to this topic by researchers in a wide variety of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Grades (Scholastic), Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Program Effectiveness
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Sipe, Stephanie R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2007
The Enron scandal has been described as "the corporate scandal of the century." Books have been written about it, its full-length documentary film was nominated for an Academy Award, it appears as an ethical case study in nearly every college business law textbook written since 2002, and for five years running, it has captivated the…
Descriptors: Documentaries, Ethics, Business Education, Teaching Methods
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Frantz, Paul L.; Wilson, Alex H. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2004
Finding reliable determinants to successful performance of students has long been an important topic in business education literature. The quest to determine why some students succeed and others fail has driven a great deal of research in both the education and business literature. This area of inquiry is related to assessment of student…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Business Education, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement