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Roessing, Matt; El-Jourbagy, Jehan – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
In a 2016 survey, just 26% of Americans were able to name all three branches of government, and 31% failed to name even one branch. In 2011, the American Bar Association's (ABA) Commission on Civic Education in the Nation's Schools called the progress of civic education "worrisome" and said, "there is reason to be alarmed at the…
Descriptors: United States Government (Course), Civics, Citizenship Education, Constitutional Law
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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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Gordon, Jason; Bursuc, Vlad – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
Entrepreneurship can be understood as "the introduction of new economic activity that leads to change in the marketplace." The effect of new firms on economic activity is notable, as firms formed within the previous twelve months generally employ more than three million individuals within the United States. As such, entrepreneurship…
Descriptors: Law Related Education, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship, College Curriculum
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Burke, Debra D.; Sanney, Kenneth J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
Admittedly, some population of students has cheated consistently for years; however, over the last few decades academic cheating appears to be on the rise. Recent technological advances in online education have made it even easier to cheat. In this article, the authors argue that there is an institutional moral imperative to respond to this…
Descriptors: Cheating, Deception, College Students, Plagiarism
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Ramsey, Ursula – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2018
This article describes a scavenger hunt for Business Law students. Specifically, students compete in this scavenger hunt to identify accessible design features on campus to undergird their study of Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Title III of the ADA prohibits public accommodations from discriminating on the basis of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Law Related Education
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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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Ruud, Judith Kish; Ruud, William N.; Moussavi, Farzad – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This article proposes a film assignment that uses a series of activities built around the film "Draft Day" to supplement traditional pedagogies for teaching contract law in introductory courses. This film facilitates learning by reinforcing the contract formation principles faculty teach in introductory courses; showing contract…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Legal Education (Professions), Contracts, Laws
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Lee, Konrad S.; Thue, Matthew I. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
This article begins with a description of a role-play exercise for teaching the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) to an introductory Legal and Ethical Environment of Business Law (Business Law) undergraduate class. It goes on to provide the context for consumer debt in the United States. Next, the problems of debt collection are…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Experiential Learning, Learning Activities, Debt (Financial)
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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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Cameron, Elizabeth A.; Pagnattaro, Marisa Anne – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
When millennial students take out cell phones in class and are typing, the first response many professors have is that the students are "not" completely engaged, when in fact students are taking notes at impressive speeds. Facing similar criticism in a workplace setting, seventeen-year-old Jonah Stillman protested, "I'm not Texting.…
Descriptors: College Students, Age Groups, Business Administration Education, Legal Education (Professions)
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Schoen, Edward J.; Hughes, Diane Y.; Kowalsky, Michelle A. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
There are two overarching goals to this case study. First, the authors want to introduce students as early as possible in their study of business to the perils of deliberate misstatements of income in financial statement and the significant consequences that await those who do. Given the recent business scandals involving mortgage-backed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Court Litigation, Accounting, Corporations
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Siedel, George J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2017
AACSB International (the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) is the premier accrediting body for business schools. Of the thousands of business schools worldwide, fewer than five percent have met the high standards for AACSB accreditation. The latest version of AACSB's accreditation standards was adopted in 2013 and updated in…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Global Approach, Organizational Objectives, Behavioral Objectives
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