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Prentice, Robert – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Many ethics courses are philosophy based, others focus on building character, and many are a combination of the two. Sharpening one's moral reasoning and reinforcing one's character are certainly beneficial courses of action for those who wish to be better people and those who wish to teach others how to act more ethically. Because the empirical…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, College Instruction
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Edwards, Matthew A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
It is generally agreed that price discrimination can, in some circumstances at least, be an extraordinarily unpopular business practice. In late 2000, customers discovered that Amazon.com was varying its prices online for the exact same products. Although the incident is almost fifteen years old, it has become the standard reference in law review…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Consumer Economics, Teaching Methods, Consumer Education
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Prenkert, Jamie Darin – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
In this article, the author shares his thoughts on being a "scholarly" teacher. He points out that engaging in scholarly activity, which includes publishing as well as other ways to engage with relevant research, like reviewing and editing for journals, can lead to better teaching. This sort of scholarly commitment allows an instructor to maintain…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Scholarship, Writing (Composition), Editing
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Koval, Michael R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
Many instructors have fallen into the syllabus habit of the first day, and students have come to expect nothing more. While reviewing the syllabus is important, it is not all that engaging for either the instructor or the students. In this article, the author establishes the pedagogical importance of the first day of class experience through the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, College Instruction, College Students
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McGill, Shelley – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
Aaron Sorkin has a passion for words--his signature movie and television scripts are fast talking, jargon laced, word pictures that are instantly recognizable. "The Social Network," Sorkin's 2011 Academy Award Winning movie about the founding of Facebook, Inc., offers more than just witty banter; it provides an ideal teaching platform for…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Undergraduate Students, Films
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Binder, Perry; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
The explosion of social networks and the growing concern over privacy in the digital age--both in the United States and Europe--have provided an opportunity to introduce students to the legal risks of using social media in the workplace. This article builds on the authors' classroom experiences and provides social media scenarios and projects that…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Social Networks, Web Sites
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Burke, Debra D.; Carton, Robert – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
The concept of serving an apprenticeship as a means of training skilled workers dates to the Middle Ages. Apprenticeships in the Middle Ages and during the Renaissance were typically seven years in duration, in order to ensure that the masters recouped their investment and that the apprentice was given sufficient time to become skilled and not…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Federal Legislation
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2013
This case study examines the role of bribery in the global marketplace through an example involving access to safe drinking water in the developing world. Parts II and III set out the objectives and methods of classroom delivery for the case study. Part IV is the background reading relating to bribery with particular emphasis on the Foreign…
Descriptors: Ethics, Crime, International Trade, Water Quality
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Evans, Michelle – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Trade secrets can be a valuable company asset because of their potential to last forever. Unfortunately, along with such a significant benefit, there is also a significant risk--the risk that the trade secret can be lost in an instant if it is not sufficiently protected. Companies must be vigilant in protecting these secrets. However, the law is…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Disclosure, Confidentiality, Business Administration Education
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Melvin, Sean P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
A Harvard Business School-style teaching case can be a powerful pedagogical tool to teach law and ethics to business students because instructors can combine a traditional business case study with Socratic-style dialogue and legal analysis from a managerial perspective. This teaching note includes suggestions for several methods of using the case,…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Ethics, Decision Making, Federal Legislation
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Landry, Robert J., III – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
A great deal of research by legal studies scholars pertains to employment law, international law, and corporate governance, as well as other fields including ethics and international law. The fields typically addressed are very important and rightfully receive considerable attention in the scholarship and textbooks. However, bankruptcy as a…
Descriptors: Ethics, Financial Problems, Decision Making, Theories
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Bird, Robert C. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
The transition into academia from law school or legal practice is a significant and exciting shift in one's legal career. This transition, however, can also be one that presents numerous challenges. Preparing a syllabus and drafting lecture material can seem like a daunting task. Writing an academic article for the first time involves learning a…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, College Faculty, Research
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Jennings, Marianne M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
Beginning in the late 1980s and early 1990s, higher education was swept up in the theoretical phenomena of mastery learning, cooperative learning, and small-group learning. Professors, instructors, and teachers at the K-12 level became facilitators, guides, supervisors, counselors, and advocates for all things team and group. The thought of a…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Style, College Instruction
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Draba, Robert; Marshall, Brent – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
The case law on attorney-client privilege is extensive and can be somewhat complex. Over seven hundred articles in Westlaw, for example, have the phrase "attorney-client privilege" in the title; in the last three years alone, there have been over 3700 federal cases in which the phrase "attorney-client privilege" appears at least once. However,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Civil Rights, Legal Problems
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Willey, Susan L.; Mansfield, Nancy Reeves; Sherman, Margaret B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2012
At Georgia State University (GSU), undergraduate and graduate business students are introduced to ethical theory and decision making in the required legal environment of business course, but ethics instruction in the functional areas is sporadic and uncoordinated. After a broad overview of the history of ethics in the business curriculum in Part…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Social Responsibility, Decision Making, Models
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