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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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Steslow, Donna; Lasher, Nancy; Kong, Sue – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
While assessment is normally conducted at a programmatic (degree, or institution-wide) level, it is interesting and informative to learn where specific courses fit into assessment and how those courses have been adjusted in response to data collected in the assessment process. As members of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB), the…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Based Assessment
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Dove, Laura R.; Bryant, Natalie P. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The purpose of this article is to outline the unique challenges faced by international students enrolled in business law or legal environment of business courses. It is also imperative to recognize the numerous opportunities that instructors can create in business law classrooms that will enhance the experience of all students given the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Foreign Students, Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education
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Thompson, Dale B. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
For a long time, courts have considered whether to enforce one-sided arbitration clauses on the grounds of unconscionability. Unconscionability is a legal ground for refusing to enforce a contract that seems to be too one-sided, or one that is the result of unfair bargaining. Recent Supreme Court cases in 2011 and 2013--"AT&T Mobility v.…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration Education, Ethics, Arbitration
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Klaw, Bruce W. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
This article presents a new contract negotiation and drafting exercise designed for undergraduate and graduate business students in a business law or legal environment of business survey course. Structured as an asset purchase and sale agreement involving a small business with intangible social media and intellectual property assets in a…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Contracts, Simulation
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Thomas, Charles E. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The "Journal of Legal Studies Education" article, "Step Away from the Syllabus: Engaging Students on the First Day of Legal Environment," encouraged instructors to rethink their approaches to the initial class session. The exercise offers an opportunity to introduce the relevance of the legal environment course within the…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Law Related Education, Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students
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Landry, Robert J., III – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
This article begins with an overview of what is meant by empirical scientific research in the context of legal studies. With that backdrop, the argument is presented that without engaging in normative, theoretical, and doctrinal research in tandem with empirical scientific research, the role of legal studies scholarship in making meaningful…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Laws, Research, Scholarship
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Hlinak, Matt – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
Popular and scholarly discussions of higher education pedagogy focus increasingly on two ideas: the "flipped" classroom and massive open online courses (MOOCs). Both flipped classrooms and MOOCs represent substantial departures from the traditional instructional model in higher education. A MOOC is all one-way communication with no…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Blended Learning, Online Courses, Large Group Instruction
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
This case study addresses the issue of factory safety in the garment industry through an examination of two recent catastrophic failures in Bangladesh. The case study was designed for students in Business Ethics in the MBA curriculum at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The case study has also been adapted…
Descriptors: Safety, Manufacturing, Occupational Safety and Health, Foreign Countries
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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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Gunz, Sally; Whittaker, Linda – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
Canada's boreal forests are second only to the Amazon in producing life-giving oxygen and providing a habitat for thousands of species, from the large woodland caribou to the smallest organisms. The boreal forests are the lifeblood of many Aboriginal communities and the thousands of workers, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, who harvest and process…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Forestry, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Abril, Patricia Sánchez – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
Students love to hate group projects. Not surprisingly, one of the most ubiquitous complaints about college on social media often centers on group projects. Despite the seemingly deep-rooted distaste for group projects, instructors and employers alike agree that students must be equipped with the skills of communication, teamwork, and critical…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Classroom Techniques, Student Projects, Teamwork
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Little, Andrew – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 has worked to reshape American society for more than fifty years through arguably its most important subpart, Title VII, which prohibits discrimination in employment. This article is not so much an attempt to join the chorus of scholars offering reflections on the statute after five decades, as it is an attempt to…
Descriptors: Reflection, Federal Legislation, Civil Rights Legislation, Laws
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