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Joe Smith

Unit 3

Assignment

Study questions Chapter 6

What is due process?

Discuss the Fourteenth Amendment and how it affects the rights of students

Study questions Chapter 7

What are professional ethics?

Define bioethics. Discuss a bioethical dilemma that you have read about or have

encountered in practice.

I will discuss due process and what does it mean. Furthermore I will discuss the fourteenth Amendment and how it affects the right of students in the United States. I will define bioethics and discuss professional ethics.
According to Thefreedictionary.com, Due process “is a fundamental principles of fairness in all legal matters, both Civil and Criminal, especially in the courts.” “It is the rule that individuals shall not be deprived of life, liberty, or property without notice and an opportunity to defend themselves.” Due process is basically the Fourteenth Amendments of the Bill of Rights. Although, when we are speaking on behalf of the “due process protection means that the State is involved.” (pg 104, Aiken)

The Fourteenth Amendment has five sections. I will discuss section 1 “ All persons born or naturalized in the United States and of the State wherein they reside. No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge (which means to deprive) the privileges’ or immunities of citizens of the United States; nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property without due process of laws.” The Fourteenth Amendments affects the rights of students regardless of race, so long the student was born in United States; this right backs them up 100%.

Professional ethics is “professionally accepted standards of personal and business behavior, values and guiding principles. Codes of professional ethics are often established by professional organizations to help guide members in performing their job functions according to sound and consistent ethical principles.” (www.business...
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