When our home institution moved all instruction online in response to the pandemic, we began redesigning our business law survey course from scratch. Specifically, we decided to use the popular docuseries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness to explore the legal and ethical environments of business with our undergraduate students. We deliberately chose this surprise-hit television show in order to make our online course as relevant, timely, and engaging as possible. The remainder of the paper will describe the contents of each module of the course, explore their relation to Tiger King, and explain the logic of our design choices.
Keywords: business law, ethics, legal environment of business, Tiger King
JEL Codes: A22, K10, K11, K12, K13, K14, K33, K41
Word Count: 13,024
Date of Revised Draft: January 12, 2021 (Date of First Draft: July 1, 2020)
F. E. Guerra-Pujol, Christiana Champnella, Benjamin Mayo, Morgan Travers & Antonella Vitulli,
Teaching Tiger King,
St. Louis U. L.J.
Available at: https://scholarship.law.slu.edu/lj/vol65/iss3/7