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Steslow, Donna M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is normally included as part of an introductory business law/legal environment course. While some business schools offer stand-alone ADR courses, the majority do not. As a result, a business student's only exposure to ADR processes may be through a Legal Studies in Business course. Several scholars have created…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Arbitration, Undergraduate Study, Law Related Education
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Bennett, Robert B., Jr. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Legal studies faculty need to take the long view in their academic and professional lives. Taking the long view would seem to be a cliched piece of advice, but too frequently legal studies faculty, like their students, get focused on meeting the next short-term hurdle--getting through the next class, grading the next stack of papers, making it…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Lifelong Learning, Ethics, Teaching Methods
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Burke, Debra D.; Johnson, Ronald A.; Kemp, Deborah J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
This article first examines the dynamic role business education must play in a flat world economy. Second, it explains how legal courses in the business curricula already equip students with portable twenty-first-century skills and relevant academic content. The article then advocates the acceptance of the Boyer Model of Scholarship, which defines…
Descriptors: Business Education, Law Related Education, Models, Educational Practices
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Nees, Anne Tucker; Willey, Susan; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
A critical element of an introductory course in business law includes an understanding of the court process and dispute resolution. At Georgia State University (GSU), the authors have required undergraduate business students to make a "court visit" to witness this process in action and to broaden students' basic understanding of the role…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation, Courts
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Rymsza, Leonard; Saunders, Kurt; Baum, Paul; Tontz, Richard – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
This case study, written for use in a multidisciplinary course, exposes students to concepts in business law, economics, and statistics. The case is based upon a hypothetical scenario involving a young woman who, having spent a relaxing day at the beach, heads for home. On the drive home, a flip-flop she is wearing becomes lodged under the gas…
Descriptors: Accidents, Business Education, Case Studies, Traffic Safety
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Paetzold, Ramona L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Those who teach employment discrimination law, particularly as a separate course or part of a course on employment law, are used to covering a broad range of legal models and issues pertaining to the protected classes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The disparate treatment, disparate impact, and hostile environment models of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Problems
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Stenzel, Paulette L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article focuses on "The Role of Law and Lawyers in Society (Law and Lawyers)", a special capstone course for prelaw majors in business programs, and provides ideas and materials for teaching methods and goals, as well as materials on substantive law and ethics that can be incorporated into a variety of legal studies courses. The author begins…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Ethics, Lawyers, Teaching Methods
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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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Kocakulah, Mehmet C.; Austill, A. David; Long, Brett – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
The article aims to provide Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidates, accounting faculty, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the state boards of accountancy with an insight into the business law professor's perspective concerning the legal education of accountants. This article first describes various factors,…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Accounting, Business Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Reder, Margo E. K. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article describes a six-week long exercise that incorporates a dynamic learning approach into an e-commerce or Internet technology business law elective course; the exercise pursues an entrepreneurial approach to the use of an appropriate business model by emphasizing the interaction between technology, business, and law. This active learning…
Descriptors: Law Students, Elective Courses, Active Learning, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Bennett, Robert B., Jr. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
In this article, the author discusses the "Law and Culture" course that he developed to teach in the Butler University Honors Program. The course looks at some landmark periods or events in legal history and explores how those events were the product of their culture, and how they affected their culture. Among the events or periods that the author…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Court Litigation, Legal Education (Professions), Historical Interpretation
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Jennings, Marianne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This paper describes the author's experience and strategy in teaching business law and ethics. Jennings shares how business scandals have changed her three decades of teaching and describes how she has found a way of connecting with students by introducing some cognitive dissonance that stays with them when they are asked to do something in their…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teaching Experience, Business Administration, Legal Education (Professions)
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Bast, Carol M.; Samuels, Linda B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
Higher education holds a unique position in society because of its dedication to developing and disseminating knowledge through scholarship. As each discipline develops, it creates policies and practices for research, unique to its needs and distinct from those of other disciplines. Law is an independent area of scholarship, with a lengthy…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Compliance (Legal), Scholarship
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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
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Johns, Roger J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
With respect to teaching methods, there is evidence to support the effectiveness of methods that engage students in educational experiences that are focused, interactive, and provide timely corrective feedback. But there is also the recognized concern that, because of time constraints, the inclusion of skill-development methodologies might come at…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Logical Thinking, Critical Thinking
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