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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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Koval, Michael R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article demonstrates how the case at hand, Teal Bay Alliances, LLC v. Southbound One, Inc., can be used as the core of a business case to teach students not only the basics of trademark law, but also as a real-world cautionary tale whose moral boils down to this: lawyers and businesspeople approach legal disputes from very different…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Court Litigation
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Lee, Konrad S.; Thue, Matthew I. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This article begins with a description of a role-play exercise for teaching the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to an introductory Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Law (Business Law) undergraduate class. It goes on to provide the context for consumer debt in the United States. Next, the problems of debt collection are…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Debt (Financial)
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Grelecki, Ryan C.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
One of the most significant hurdles to overcome in teaching law to business students is getting them to recognize and appreciate the real-world applicability of the law, a seemingly esoteric and irrelevant discipline. This hurdle is especially challenging when teaching Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (LEEB), a course that most business…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Concept Teaching, Business Administration Education, Ethical Instruction
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Steslow, Donna; Lasher, Nancy; Kong, Sue – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
While assessment is normally conducted at a programmatic (degree, or institution-wide) level, it is interesting and informative to learn where specific courses fit into assessment and how those courses have been adjusted in response to data collected in the assessment process. As members of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), the…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Based Assessment
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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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Marcum, Tanya M.; Perry, Sandra J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
In this article, the authors describe how they tried a new approach to the traditional undergraduate law course that can change the daily classroom experience into one that both students and professor anticipate and enjoy and can move the students from passive to active learning: flipping the class for the Legal Environment of Business course. The…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Law Related Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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May, Diane – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Students taking the initial legal environment course in a business school generally have little background in the law. Most of these students are learning new terms and are exposed to the workings of the legal system and statutes and cases for the first time. Some students have characterized learning the law as like "learning a new…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Law Related Education, Business Administration Education, College Instruction
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Edwards, Matthew A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
It is generally agreed that price discrimination can, in some circumstances at least, be an extraordinarily unpopular business practice. In late 2000, customers discovered that Amazon.com was varying its prices online for the exact same products. Although the incident is almost fifteen years old, it has become the standard reference in law review…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Consumer Economics, Teaching Methods, Consumer Education