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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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Sulkowski, Adam J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This case study presents the true story of Rodolfo--a former tailor and attorney from the provinces of Cuba--who moved to Havana to start a hospitality business. In 2016, the author (referred to as Adam throughout the case study), a business law professor from the United States, visited Havana to interview Rodolfo and learn about the factors for…
Descriptors: Ethics, Case Studies, Economic Change, Generalization
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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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Siedel, George J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) is the premier accrediting body for business schools. Of the thousands of business schools worldwide, fewer than five percent have met the high standards for AACSB accreditation. The latest version of AACSB's accreditation standards was adopted in 2013 and updated in…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Global Approach, Organizational Objectives, Behavioral Objectives
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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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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
The topic of noncompetes is a rich one for a business law or legal environment course. It presents opportunities to tie law and policy, law and ethics, law and strategy. It exemplifies the challenges businesses and employees may face in a changing, complex, uncertain legal environment. Accordingly, this article provides materials on noncompetes…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Contracts, Business Administration Education, College Students
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Burke, Debra D.; Brown, Carroll A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
This article provides an actual case that is designed to highlight business and legal issues that should be considered when operations expand and ownership changes. Of particular significance in this case is the focus on modernizing operations without losing the original organization's commitment to the environment and its cultural mission. The…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Business Administration Education, Legal Problems, Ownership
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Sheridan, Patricia M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
An attorney-client relationship is traditionally created when both parties formally enter into an express agreement regarding the terms of representation and the payment of fees. There are certain circumstances, however, where the attorney-client relationship can be implied from the parties' conduct. An implied attorney-client relationship may…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Undergraduate Students, Legal Education (Professions), Lawyers
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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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Draba, Robert; Marshall, Brent – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
The case law on attorney-client privilege is extensive and can be somewhat complex. Over seven hundred articles in Westlaw, for example, have the phrase "attorney-client privilege" in the title; in the last three years alone, there have been over 3700 federal cases in which the phrase "attorney-client privilege" appears at least once. However,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Civil Rights, Legal Problems
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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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Marcum, Tanya M.; Perry, Sandra J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
In the Legal Environment of Business course in a traditional undergraduate business curriculum, students are expected to acquire knowledge about many areas of the law and the application of law to business, society, and the international marketplace. Current concepts in undergraduate business education, such as ethics and sustainability, must also…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Court Litigation, Business Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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McAdams, Tony – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
Law classes help reveal the successes of the American legal system. Students observe that the law is honorable, workable, and effective. At the same time, law classes offer the opportunity to look at those situations where the legal system sometimes struggles to achieve its justice goals. Students certainly need to learn that lesson, but they also…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Ethics, Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration
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