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Business Law, Public Responsibility, and Ethics


This paper shares materials, pedagogy and experience from the author’s course for U.S. students studying a semester in the U.K. The course focused on basics of English law and legal history, with an additional effort to utilize the material to teach about English culture and values, and the interrelationship of law and culture. The information is imparted as a starting point for others planning to teach legal studies in the U.K., especially in London. It is also suggests comparative legal studies as a suitable course for intercultural learning at other study abroad venues.


Subsequently published as Jean Didier, (2013) "English Law: Window on Britain," Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Vol. 15, Iss. 2, pp. 45-56.