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Sanney, Kenneth J.; Trautman, Lawrence J.; Yordy, Eric D.; Cowart, Tammy W.; Sewell, Destynie J. L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2020
Few principles influence success as fundamentally as truth. Truthfulness is the foundation upon which human relationships are built. Truth is the antecedent to trust, and trust is the antecedent to cooperation. Without truth, sustainable success is impossible in human dealings. This article presents a teaching perspective, that is motivated by the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Trust (Psychology), College Instruction, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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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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Murphy, Tonia Hap – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article seeks to persuade professors that constitutional law topics are worthy of coverage, as it is the job of legal educators to not just to prepare students for their professional roles but also their roles as citizens. Several authors have taken up constitutional law topics in these pages. This article contributes to the literature, and…
Descriptors: Civics, Citizenship Education, Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education
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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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Koval, Michael R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article demonstrates how the case at hand, Teal Bay Alliances, LLC v. Southbound One, Inc., can be used as the core of a business case to teach students not only the basics of trademark law, but also as a real-world cautionary tale whose moral boils down to this: lawyers and businesspeople approach legal disputes from very different…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Court Litigation
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Kaminer, Debbie – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
The lesson described in this article includes a number of overlapping learning goals. The first goal is to develop students' understanding of the complexities associated with the legal regulation of business in the United States. This case study is an excellent means of doing so, since it involves numerous interrelated legal issues. Real-world…
Descriptors: Sex, Gender Differences, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education
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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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Lawlor, Leila G.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
In an undergraduate legal and ethical environment of business classes, the authors teach business students how to apply legal rules and ethical principles to problems that arise in business. Teaching the distinction between independent contractors and employees offers a rich, timely opportunity to improve students' critical thinking and…
Descriptors: Employees, Employment Level, Part Time Employment, Temporary Employment
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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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Grelecki, Ryan C.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
One of the most significant hurdles to overcome in teaching law to business students is getting them to recognize and appreciate the real-world applicability of the law, a seemingly esoteric and irrelevant discipline. This hurdle is especially challenging when teaching Legal and Ethical Environment of Business (LEEB), a course that most business…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Concept Teaching, Business Administration Education, Ethical Instruction
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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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Labatt, Joseph; Forrest, Michael – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
James M. Cain used his literary skills to incorporate business and business law concepts into a best-selling novel, "Mildred Pierce." Set in the Great Depression era, "Mildred Pierce" tells the story of a divorced woman who raises two daughters on her own, while building a restaurant and bakery business. Even in today's popular…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Novels, Entrepreneurship
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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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