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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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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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Ramsey, Ursula – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article describes a scavenger hunt for Business Law students. Specifically, students compete in this scavenger hunt to identify accessible design features on campus to undergird their study of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title III of the ADA prohibits public accommodations from discriminating on the basis of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Law Related Education
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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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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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Little, Andrew – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 has worked to reshape American society for more than fifty years through arguably its most important subpart, Title VII, which prohibits discrimination in employment. This article is not so much an attempt to join the chorus of scholars offering reflections on the statute after five decades, as it is an attempt to…
Descriptors: Reflection, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation, Laws
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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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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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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
This case study examines the role of bribery in the global marketplace through an example involving access to safe drinking water in the developing world. Parts II and III set out the objectives and methods of classroom delivery for the case study. Part IV is the background reading relating to bribery with particular emphasis on the Foreign…
Descriptors: Ethics, Crime, International Trade, Water Quality
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Evans, Michelle – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Trade secrets can be a valuable company asset because of their potential to last forever. Unfortunately, along with such a significant benefit, there is also a significant risk--the risk that the trade secret can be lost in an instant if it is not sufficiently protected. Companies must be vigilant in protecting these secrets. However, the law is…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Disclosure, Confidentiality, Business Administration Education
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Melvin, Sean P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
A Harvard Business School-style teaching case can be a powerful pedagogical tool to teach law and ethics to business students because instructors can combine a traditional business case study with Socratic-style dialogue and legal analysis from a managerial perspective. This teaching note includes suggestions for several methods of using the case,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Ethics, Decision Making, Federal Legislation
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Kulow, Marianne DelPo – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Disability employment discrimination is often treated summarily in legal environment courses. This is actually a topic with significant practical application in the workplace since managers are often those who are confronted with accommodation requests. It is therefore desirable to include a class with hands-on exercises for students to begin to…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Disability Discrimination, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Noonan-Day, Heidi L.; Jennings, Marianne M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2007
Colleges and universities long ago made the necessary accommodations and structural changes necessary to allow students with physical impairments to attend and eventually complete their studies. Students with physical impairments enjoy a full range of accommodations. However, the issues of disability and accommodation continue to evolve as more…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Physical Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Colleges