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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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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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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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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article is intended for business law and legal environment instructors who want to help students understand how they might react when presented with an ethical conflict, no matter how big or how small. The article discusses not only the compelling ethical issues that may arise in reneging cases, but also legal issues. The article provides…
Descriptors: Laws, Ethics, Conflict, Legal Problems