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Yordy, Eric D.; Criddle, Amy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article offers a situation, with several examples, where confidential settlements can be used to combine the business school case study method with the law school use of legal disputes to bridge the learning activities from the mid-level application of principles to the higher level activity of critiquing judicial work. Confidential…
Descriptors: Classification, Visual Aids, Confidentiality, Legal Responsibility
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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, 2017
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation standards on learning and teaching, adopted in 2013, require students to "engage in experiential and active learning designed to improve skills and the application of knowledge in practice." The discussion of the facts of real life case studies is a great way…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Active Learning, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
Nondisparagement clauses are common in severance agreements. They are "boilerplate," "routine." They are "used across all industries, in companies of all sizes and with employees at any position within the organization, although they are more common with higher-ranking employees or when mass layoffs occur. Companies may be…
Descriptors: Contracts, Learning Activities, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
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Thor, Jennifer Cordon; York, Kenneth M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The hypothetical case presented in this article challenges students in a legal environment of business course to answer that question by examining key legal concepts in agency and contract law, and to conduct an ethical analysis in a case involving volunteers. Although the events in the following case are hypothetical, the contract that the…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Case Studies, Volunteers
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Lowenstein, Henry – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The article begins with a brief review of the overall cost and learning problem confronted in the United States and the relative cost and learning impacts on the nation, moving then to a demonstration of the impact via results from an undergraduate "Legal Studies in Business" course, a key requirement in virtually every school of…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Parent Rights, Student Records, Privacy
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Murray, J. Haskell – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
This case study allows students to apply their corporate law and ethical knowledge to a socially focused business in a global environment. The assignments provide opportunities for reflection on some of the challenges facing Ben & Jerry's as the company attempted to pursue corporate social responsibility in three separate, but related,…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Legal Responsibility, Corporations, Business
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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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Prescott, Peter; Buttrick, Hilary; Skinner, Deborah – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
For most professors, dealing with academic integrity issues ranks alongside grading and committee work as one of the most unpopular faculty responsibilities. Confronting the perpetrator can be unpleasant. It can also create significant intangible costs for the accusing professor, not the least of which are stress-induced sleepless nights and a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Peer Influence, College Faculty, Social Influences
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Miller, Sandra K.; DiMatteo, Larry A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
The purpose of this article is to persuade legal studies teachers of the benefits of using works from other disciplines to illustrate the rationales for law, the greater context in which the legal order operates, and the relationship between law and society. The tangential benefits of using works from other disciplines are the enhancement of the…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Teaching Methods, College Instruction, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Epstein, Adam – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2011
One of the most enjoyable and interesting subjects for students taking a business law or legal environment course is the study of torts. Whether a course only allows this discussion for a week or longer, seasoned professors realize that they can capture the attention of students by covering torts topics such as slip-and-fall litigation, defective…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Torts, Court Litigation, Athletics
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Lee, Konrad S.; Thue, Matthew I.; Oldham, Jared; Stephenson, Tara N. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article provides a tool to help instructors introduce students to the intersection of blogging and employment law. Section II provides source materials on the subject. Specifically, it presents a summary overview of: (1) the development of blogging and other forms of online user generated content; (2) the legality of terminating an at-will…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Internet, Employment
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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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Ludlum, M. P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2008
Magic is exciting, but dangerous. David Copperfield explained "of all the performers on stage, no one courts disaster, no one flirts with danger as much as the magician." On October 3, 2003, Siegfried and Roy experienced that danger firsthand when Roy was attacked by one of his tigers while performing before a live audience. This tragic event can…
Descriptors: Torts, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Legal Education (Professions), Court Litigation
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