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Saunders, Kurt M.; Rymsza, Leonard – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
Contracts for the sale of goods in the United States are governed by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) in every state but one. When one of the parties to the contract is based in another country, however, the conflict of laws principles that will determine which country's law governs the transaction can be confounding. In addition, the commercial…
Descriptors: Contracts, Business, International Trade, Law Related Education
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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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Park, Susan; Farag, Denise – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
In this article the authors address the use of a personal response system ("clickers") in legal studies courses. As legal studies professors, the authors both found that the use of clickers transformed their classrooms--both professors and students are more engaged in the material and in the process of teaching and learning. Building off…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Business Administration Education, Audience Response Systems, Learner Engagement
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DiMatteo, Larry A.; Maurer, Virginia G. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
This article presents a case study that engages students on the legal and ethical issues of doing business abroad. It explores the scenario of direct foreign investment by an American company in a less developed country. This development imbalance necessarily implicates issues of ethical relativism and home-host country standards. Students are…
Descriptors: International Trade, Ethics, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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Willey, Lorrie; Burke, Debra D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
The intersection of law and ethics provides students with a view of how people are expected to conduct themselves legally and how that conduct also should meet ethical standards, although legal and ethical behavior may or may not be synonymous. The story of the development and operation of the Grand Canyon Skywalk is a tale of dreams, schemes, and…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Laws, Ethics, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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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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Marcum, Tanya M.; Perry, Sandra J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
In this article, the authors describe how they tried a new approach to the traditional undergraduate law course that can change the daily classroom experience into one that both students and professor anticipate and enjoy and can move the students from passive to active learning: flipping the class for the Legal Environment of Business course. The…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Law Related Education, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods
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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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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2015
In this article, the author lists key elements of greatness in a professor, and offers comments based on her experiences with great professors she has known. The first virtue mentioned is "he or she leaves students with valuable lessons they will remember throughout their careers." The "great" professor fosters broader lessons…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Characteristics, Professional Identity
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Norwood, John M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
The author shares his perspectives of teaching law for over forty years. In this article, he recalls his experiences with students, colleagues, and exams. Early in his career, he learned an important life lesson that he remembers nearly every day: if you love your job, it is not really work. He feels this is the most important perspective that he…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Law Related Education, Business Administration Education, College Faculty
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Wilson, LeVon E.; Sipe, Stephanie R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine whether an active learning classroom environment is more effective in teaching university students certain concepts of business law than the traditional lecture environment. To generate data to answer this question, over a seven-semester period beginning in fall semester 2005, six classes of Legal…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Active Learning, Cognitive Style, Conventional Instruction
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Lichter-Heath, Laurie; Whittenbury, Beth K. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Although self-publishing designed to enhance student understanding is important to promote learning objectives and can contribute to the field of knowledge, self-publishing without peer review is generally not acceptable for promotion and tenure purposes. However, there is a growing trend that recognizes the use of self-published items to help…
Descriptors: Teacher Developed Materials, Supplementary Reading Materials, Faculty Publishing, Books
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Loafman, Lucas; Altman, Barbara W. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Given recent trends, there is a high probability that most university faculty members will either have the opportunity, or be required, to teach online at some point in their careers if they have not already. For a new professor just getting initiated in higher education or an established one whose school is considering online offerings, one of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Scoring Rubrics
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Hlinak, Matt – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Generations of American lawyers have been trained using the Socratic method, a pedagogical tool dating back to ancient Athens, although one that has been significantly customized by the legal academy. While the traditional law school form of the Socratic method is both overused and misused, a properly constructed Socratic questioning session…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Questioning Techniques, Law Related Education, Distance Education
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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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