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Benson, Sandra S.; Chumney, Wade M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The news is rife with Ponzi schemes--named after Charles Ponzi, who enticed investors with promissory notes paying an above-market return. Ponzi schemes present a unique opportunity to bring to life a federal Bankruptcy Code by illustrating the requirements for commencing a voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy case, the broad avoidance powers of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Deception, Financial Problems, Investment
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Cowart, Tammy W.; Chumney, Wade M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In today's Internet-based and global business environment, the legal issues companies face will often involve issues of intellectual property. Virtually every product people purchase is protected by a trademark, a patent, and/or copyrights. Thus, basic concepts of intellectual property are a natural component in any business law or legal…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Ethics, Laws, International Law
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The College of Management at the Georgia Institute of Technology has placed more emphasis on the topic of business ethics in the past few years. Business ethics has always been a required component of the legal environment of business course whether taught at the undergraduate or graduate levels. More recently, the college has introduced an…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
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Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
The discovery of lead paint on nearly one million toys prompted the world's largest toy company, Mattel, Inc. ("Mattel") to initiate a massive recall in August 2007. The recalled toys fell into two categories: those with impermissible levels of lead paint and those with risks associated with small high-powered magnets. Mattel's…
Descriptors: Toys, Contracts, International Trade, Manufacturing Industry
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Oswald, Lynda J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
In this article, the author reflects on her continual journal in regard to improving her teaching skills. She opines that this journey is a story that could resonate with other colleagues to whom teaching is also critically important but to whom it does not come naturally. She describes lessons she learned in her early years of teaching, and she…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Law Related Education, Business Administration Education
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Cain, Rita Marie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Students are familiar with some or all depictions of branded products in popular television shows. But they probably have no idea the number of legal and public policy issues these product appearances are generating. This article explains how embedded advertising in television shows can be the attention-grabbing vehicle for teaching numerous…
Descriptors: Advertising, Marketing, Television, Assignments
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Levin, Murray S. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
There are varied approaches to incorporating the subject of ethics in the business school curriculum. The evolving process has included a debate over fundamental matters such as whether all students should be required to take a discrete course in ethics, who should be teaching ethics, and whether ethics can even be taught. The ethics subject…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Ethics, Textbooks
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McClendon, Bill; Burke, Debra D.; Willey, Lorrie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Negotiation skills are vital for concluding international treaties on subjects ranging from arms agreements, and rights in outer space to trade agreements. Yet the importance of being able to negotiate effectively is not limited to international treaties or crises situations. Using negotiation exercises represents a student-centered approach to…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Reflection, Data Collection, Perspective Taking
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Willey, Susan; Sherman, Peggy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Many MBA classes, such as those in accounting and finance, require students to examine securities filings to perform financial analyses of companies. Often, however, students are unaware of the vast amount of additional information that can be obtained from a company's securities filings and other public information. Much of this information…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Instructional Materials, Graduate Students
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Nees, Anne Tucker; Willey, Susan; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
A critical element of an introductory course in business law includes an understanding of the court process and dispute resolution. At Georgia State University (GSU), the authors have required undergraduate business students to make a "court visit" to witness this process in action and to broaden students' basic understanding of the role…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation, Courts
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Robson, Regina M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
America is a nation of entrepreneurs. Whether engaged in a start-up operation, managing a family business, or as part of an entrepreneurial venture within a larger entity, American entrepreneurs have provided the vision and energy that have powered the U.S. economy for the last century. Educating entrepreneurs presents special challenges,…
Descriptors: Business, Laws, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship
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Yordy, Eric D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
In September 2006, the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education released its final report entitled "A Test of Leadership: Charting the Future of U.S. Higher Education" postulating that graduates today are lacking important skills such as reading, writing, problem solving, and critical thinking. In the field of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Undergraduate Study, Law Related Education, Business Administration Education
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Johns, Roger J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
The teaching of law in collegiate schools of business has a long history and a set of purposes that includes training students to know and understand their basic legal rights and obligations in the business arena, to recognize and avoid the liability-laden situations that would necessitate legal representation, to know when to engage legal…
Descriptors: Employment, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Court Litigation, Teaching Methods
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Denbo, Susan M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
At many universities, much of the learning in the undergraduate curriculum is discipline based, with very little integration of material from different subject areas. Furthermore, not all undergraduate business students have the opportunity to take courses with a diversity component that exposes them to the cultural and other differences that…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Corporations, Business Administration Education, College Curriculum
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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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