Why and How to Include Comparative Law Examples in Today's Business Law or Legal Environment Course

Journal of Legal Studies Education, Vol. 41, Issue 2, Forthcoming

47 Pages Posted: 5 Feb 2024

See all articles by Tonia Hap Murphy

Tonia Hap Murphy

University of Notre Dame-Mendoza College of Business

Date Written: January 10, 2024

Abstract

Increasing numbers of international students attend American universities. Many study business. This article advocates comparative law examples in an introductory Business Law or Legal Environment course, toward signaling respect and inclusion to international students and fostering in American students critical thinking and a global mindset. The article provides background on comparative law and suggestions for how to incorporate comparative law examples on the jury system, eminent domain, defamation, contract law, and employment at-will.

Keywords: Comparative Law, Jury System, Eminent Domain, Defamation, Contract Law, Employment At-Will, Pedagogy

JEL Classification: K1, K11, K12, K13, K31, K41

Suggested Citation

Murphy, Tonia Hap, Why and How to Include Comparative Law Examples in Today's Business Law or Legal Environment Course (January 10, 2024). Journal of Legal Studies Education, Vol. 41, Issue 2, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4690426 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4690426

Tonia Hap Murphy (Contact Author)

University of Notre Dame-Mendoza College of Business ( email )

Notre Dame, IN 46556-5646
United States

Do you have a job opening that you would like to promote on SSRN?

Paper statistics

Downloads
24
Abstract Views
176
PlumX Metrics