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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article seeks to persuade professors that constitutional law topics are worthy of coverage, as it is the job of legal educators to not just to prepare students for their professional roles but also their roles as citizens. Several authors have taken up constitutional law topics in these pages. This article contributes to the literature, and…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizenship Education, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
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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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Lawlor, Leila G.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
In an undergraduate legal and ethical environment of business classes, the authors teach business students how to apply legal rules and ethical principles to problems that arise in business. Teaching the distinction between independent contractors and employees offers a rich, timely opportunity to improve students' critical thinking and…
Descriptors: Employees, Employment Level, Part Time Employment, Temporary Employment
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Cameron, Elizabeth A.; Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
When millennial students take out cell phones in class and are typing, the first response many professors have is that the students are "not" completely engaged, when in fact students are taking notes at impressive speeds. Facing similar criticism in a workplace setting, seventeen-year-old Jonah Stillman protested, "I'm not Texting.…
Descriptors: College Students, Age Groups, Business Administration Education, Legal Education (Professions)
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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
Nondisparagement clauses are common in severance agreements. They are "boilerplate," "routine." They are "used across all industries, in companies of all sizes and with employees at any position within the organization, although they are more common with higher-ranking employees or when mass layoffs occur. Companies may be…
Descriptors: Contracts, Learning Activities, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
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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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Dove, Laura R.; Bryant, Natalie P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The purpose of this article is to outline the unique challenges faced by international students enrolled in business law or legal environment of business courses. It is also imperative to recognize the numerous opportunities that instructors can create in business law classrooms that will enhance the experience of all students given the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education
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Thompson, Dale B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
For a long time, courts have considered whether to enforce one-sided arbitration clauses on the grounds of unconscionability. Unconscionability is a legal ground for refusing to enforce a contract that seems to be too one-sided, or one that is the result of unfair bargaining. Recent Supreme Court cases in 2011 and 2013--"AT&T Mobility v.…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Ethics, Arbitration
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Thor, Jennifer Cordon; York, Kenneth M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The hypothetical case presented in this article challenges students in a legal environment of business course to answer that question by examining key legal concepts in agency and contract law, and to conduct an ethical analysis in a case involving volunteers. Although the events in the following case are hypothetical, the contract that the…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Case Studies, Volunteers
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Abril, Patricia Sánchez – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
Students love to hate group projects. Not surprisingly, one of the most ubiquitous complaints about college on social media often centers on group projects. Despite the seemingly deep-rooted distaste for group projects, instructors and employers alike agree that students must be equipped with the skills of communication, teamwork, and critical…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Student Projects, Teamwork
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Monseau, Susanna; Lasher, Nancy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
In September 2010, William Weldon, chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), was called to testify in front of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform to explain the largest product recall in the 125-year history of the well-known pharmaceutical and consumer products company. This article presents a…
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Pharmacy, Corporations, Governance
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Steslow, Donna M.; Gardner, Carolyn – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
Storytelling has been used in diverse educational settings. It is employed at all educational levels, from elementary schools to graduate schools. Approximately twenty years ago, law school professors began writing about the application of storytelling to various law school subjects as an alternative to the traditional case method. Legal scholars…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, College Instruction, Business Administration Education
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Lampe, Marc – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
There is a need to develop curriculum and materials on law-related topics better designed for business students planning a career in business. Except incidentally, business school legal faculty are not teaching future lawyers or paralegals. The world of the business practitioner is very different from that of the lawyer. For most business people…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Legal Problems, Conflict Resolution, Teaching Methods
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Cohen, Ronnie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2006
In 2003, the American Association of Colleges and Universities issued its National Panel Report: Greater Expectations, A New Vision for Learning as a Nation Goes to College. The report states: "Students will continue to pursue different specializations in college. But across all fields, the panel calls for higher education to help college students…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education
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Denbo, Susan M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2005
Many business law educators have recognized the importance of teaching students not only the rules of contract law, but the process of implementing these rules in the "real world" of business. This article discusses a contract negotiation exercise that enables students to apply the black letter law of contracts while at the same time honing their…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Contracts, Undergraduate Study, Business Administration Education
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