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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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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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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
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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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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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Kaminer, Debbie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
The lesson described in this article includes a number of overlapping learning goals. The first goal is to develop students' understanding of the complexities associated with the legal regulation of business in the United States. This case study is an excellent means of doing so, since it involves numerous interrelated legal issues. Real-world…
Descriptors: Sex, Gender Differences, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Schoen, Edward J.; Hughes, Diane Y.; Kowalsky, Michelle A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
There are two overarching goals to this case study. First, the authors want to introduce students as early as possible in their study of business to the perils of deliberate misstatements of income in financial statement and the significant consequences that await those who do. Given the recent business scandals involving mortgage-backed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Court Litigation, Accounting, Corporations
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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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Burgunder, Lee B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
Richard Prince a well-known appropriation artist, made headlines by pressing ever deeper into the gray areas of art, technology, and the law. Specifically, Prince took screenshots of personal photographs that were publicly displayed on Instagram accounts, included his own comments, enlarged and printed them on large canvases, and displayed them at…
Descriptors: Photography, Visual Aids, Social Media, Copyrights
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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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Pattison, Patricia – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Numerous research studies clearly indicate the importance of first impressions. It is very likely that students will form their opinions of the class and the professor during the first class meeting. These first impression can be nearly impossible to reverse or undo, making those first encounters extremely important, for they set the tone for all…
Descriptors: Land Acquisition, Court Litigation, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Legal Problems
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Ciocchetti, Corey – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
This article represents background material that can be used e along with the "United States v. Windsor" case to teach Constitutional Law (particularly federalism, due process, and equal protection) and the legal debate surrounding same-sex marriage in America. Professors may assign it as background reading before or after a…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Marriage, Homosexuality
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Binder, Perry; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
The explosion of social networks and the growing concern over privacy in the digital age--both in the United States and Europe--have provided an opportunity to introduce students to the legal risks of using social media in the workplace. This article builds on the authors' classroom experiences and provides social media scenarios and projects that…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Social Networks, Web Sites
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Burke, Debra D.; Carton, Robert – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
The concept of serving an apprenticeship as a means of training skilled workers dates to the Middle Ages. Apprenticeships in the Middle Ages and during the Renaissance were typically seven years in duration, in order to ensure that the masters recouped their investment and that the apprentice was given sufficient time to become skilled and not…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Federal Legislation
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