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Black, Cheryl L.; Willey, Susan L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2020
Because many students may be unaware of the role played by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) in adjudicating cases involving employee use of social media and employer technology-related workplace rules, this article introduces a pedagogical perspective and approach that should help to engage today's digital native business…
Descriptors: Personnel Policy, Social Media, Class Activities, Policy Analysis
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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, 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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Pattison, Patricia – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
Numerous research studies clearly indicate the importance of first impressions. It is very likely that students will form their opinions of the class and the professor during the first class meeting. These first impression can be nearly impossible to reverse or undo, making those first encounters extremely important, for they set the tone for all…
Descriptors: Land Acquisition, Court Litigation, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Legal Problems
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Ciocchetti, Corey – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2014
This article represents background material that can be used e along with the "United States v. Windsor" case to teach Constitutional Law (particularly federalism, due process, and equal protection) and the legal debate surrounding same-sex marriage in America. Professors may assign it as background reading before or after a…
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Marriage, Homosexuality
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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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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