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Willey, Susan; Sherman, Peggy – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Many MBA classes, such as those in accounting and finance, require students to examine securities filings to perform financial analyses of companies. Often, however, students are unaware of the vast amount of additional information that can be obtained from a company's securities filings and other public information. Much of this information…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Masters Programs, Instructional Materials, Graduate Students
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
In this article, the author reflects on his career as he turned fifty years old. He looks back on the most significant influences upon his professional life. This includes identifying the people who had the greatest influence on his teaching. This perspective not only serves as a reflection on the people and ideas that have influenced his teaching…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Teaching Experience, Influences, Social Support Groups
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Mitchell, Jennifer M.; Yordy, Eric D. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
This article describes a model that aims to create a greater ability to recognize the negative aspects of making unethical decisions. To this end, the authors developed an ethical decision-making model to aid students through the process of analyzing these situations--a model that is easy to remember and apply. Through this model, the COVER model,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Business Skills
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Marcum, Tanya M.; Perry, Sandra J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
In the Legal Environment of Business course in a traditional undergraduate business curriculum, students are expected to acquire knowledge about many areas of the law and the application of law to business, society, and the international marketplace. Current concepts in undergraduate business education, such as ethics and sustainability, must also…
Descriptors: Legal Problems, Court Litigation, Business Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Steslow, Donna M. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is normally included as part of an introductory business law/legal environment course. While some business schools offer stand-alone ADR courses, the majority do not. As a result, a business student's only exposure to ADR processes may be through a Legal Studies in Business course. Several scholars have created…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Arbitration, Undergraduate Study, Law Related Education
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Bennett, Robert B., Jr. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Legal studies faculty need to take the long view in their academic and professional lives. Taking the long view would seem to be a cliched piece of advice, but too frequently legal studies faculty, like their students, get focused on meeting the next short-term hurdle--getting through the next class, grading the next stack of papers, making it…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Lifelong Learning, Ethics, Teaching Methods
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Burke, Debra D.; Johnson, Ronald A.; Kemp, Deborah J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
This article first examines the dynamic role business education must play in a flat world economy. Second, it explains how legal courses in the business curricula already equip students with portable twenty-first-century skills and relevant academic content. The article then advocates the acceptance of the Boyer Model of Scholarship, which defines…
Descriptors: Business Education, Law Related Education, Models, Educational Practices
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Nees, Anne Tucker; Willey, Susan; Mansfield, Nancy R. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
A critical element of an introductory course in business law includes an understanding of the court process and dispute resolution. At Georgia State University (GSU), the authors have required undergraduate business students to make a "court visit" to witness this process in action and to broaden students' basic understanding of the role…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Introductory Courses, Student Evaluation, Courts
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Rymsza, Leonard; Saunders, Kurt; Baum, Paul; Tontz, Richard – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
This case study, written for use in a multidisciplinary course, exposes students to concepts in business law, economics, and statistics. The case is based upon a hypothetical scenario involving a young woman who, having spent a relaxing day at the beach, heads for home. On the drive home, a flip-flop she is wearing becomes lodged under the gas…
Descriptors: Accidents, Business Education, Case Studies, Traffic Safety
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Paetzold, Ramona L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2010
Those who teach employment discrimination law, particularly as a separate course or part of a course on employment law, are used to covering a broad range of legal models and issues pertaining to the protected classes under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The disparate treatment, disparate impact, and hostile environment models of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Employment Problems
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Stenzel, Paulette L. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article focuses on "The Role of Law and Lawyers in Society (Law and Lawyers)", a special capstone course for prelaw majors in business programs, and provides ideas and materials for teaching methods and goals, as well as materials on substantive law and ethics that can be incorporated into a variety of legal studies courses. The author begins…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Ethics, Lawyers, Teaching Methods
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McAdams, Tony – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
Law classes help reveal the successes of the American legal system. Students observe that the law is honorable, workable, and effective. At the same time, law classes offer the opportunity to look at those situations where the legal system sometimes struggles to achieve its justice goals. Students certainly need to learn that lesson, but they also…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Ethics, Legal Education (Professions), Business Administration
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Kocakulah, Mehmet C.; Austill, A. David; Long, Brett – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
The article aims to provide Certified Public Accountant (CPA) candidates, accounting faculty, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), and the state boards of accountancy with an insight into the business law professor's perspective concerning the legal education of accountants. This article first describes various factors,…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Accounting, Business Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Reder, Margo E. K. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
This article describes a six-week long exercise that incorporates a dynamic learning approach into an e-commerce or Internet technology business law elective course; the exercise pursues an entrepreneurial approach to the use of an appropriate business model by emphasizing the interaction between technology, business, and law. This active learning…
Descriptors: Law Students, Elective Courses, Active Learning, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Bennett, Robert B., Jr. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2009
In this article, the author discusses the "Law and Culture" course that he developed to teach in the Butler University Honors Program. The course looks at some landmark periods or events in legal history and explores how those events were the product of their culture, and how they affected their culture. Among the events or periods that the author…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Court Litigation, Legal Education (Professions), Historical Interpretation
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