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Ethics: U.S. Legal System Janaica Rambo AIU Online August 23, 2012 Abstract Why is ethics such an important topic of discussion? Choosing what is right or wrong leads to many dilemmas every day. Being knowledgeable on ethics can be helpful to people when facing ethical decisions. The U.S legal system has set forth rules and principles that are to be followed to ensure that our legal system promotes good ethics. This paper will discuss what ethics is, how it ties to our legal system, and...

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Ethics and Cultural Diversity Sensitivity Seminar Marsha F. Ward CJA/484 November 19, 2012 Robert Metzger, M.A. Ethics and Cultural Diversity Sensitivity Seminar Every two months in any major police department across the country police officers attend an ethics and cultural diversity sensitivity seminar. The seminar brings the officers up-to-date on ethics, and cultural diversity issues brought to the management’s attention along with future information. The ethics and cultural...

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Sommers suggested the teachers to teach their students individual virtues as they are further away from their morality. Striking changes have taken place from the more directive teaching of right and wrong, by study and example, to situation ethics, dilemma ethics and other approaches that rationally dissect moral acts. The set of approaches imply that there are no moral absolutes to uphold. Sommers feels that if students are taught that way they can lose a sense of moral direction and not take...

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1. ETHICS, VALUES, AND ATTITUDES Ethics is a set of beliefs about right and wrong behaviour. Ethical behaviour conforms to generally accept social norms. Ethics is a philosophical study of the moral value of human conduct and of the rules and principles that ought to govern it. A social, religious, or civil code of behaviour considered correct, esp. that of a particular group, profession, or individual. Under this is: * A virtue is a Habit that inclines people to do what is acceptable. ...

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exercise, meditation, taking time to enjoy hobbies, and seeking support from family and friends. Traumatic events in the counselor’s personal life may contribute to the stress felt when dealing with client issues at the same time. 7. Know terms Ethics is a discipline within philosophy that is concerned with human conduct and moral decision making and are the ideal standards expected by a profession. It governs relationships within a profession Morals are determined within a broad context of culture...

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weakness, disadvantage or ignorance of others. Fairness requires that an individual, company, or society correct mistakes, promptly and voluntarily.   5. CARING Caring is the heart of ethics. It is scarcely possible to be truly ethical and not genuinely concerned with the welfare others. That is because ethics is ultimately about our responsibilities toward other people. Sometimes we must hurt those we care for and some decisions, while quite ethical, do cause pain. But one should consciously...

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Utilitarianism, Kantian Ethics, Natural Rights Theories, and Religious Ethics A “utilitarian” argument, in the strict sense, is one what alleges that we ought to do something because it will produce more total happiness than doing anything else would. Act utilitarianism (AU) is the moral theory that holds that the morally right action, the act that we have a moral duty to do, is the one that will (probably) maximize “utility” (happiness, welfare, well-being). AU is not to be confused with egoism...

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In a case whose irony is not lost on those involved, an article about publishing ethics has been retracted because one of the authors re-used material he’d written for an earlier piece. But the authors and the journal’s editors have turned the episode into a learning opportunity. Here’s the notice for “Ethics and Integrity of the Publishing Process: Myths, Facts, and a Roadmap,” published in 2011 by Marshall Schminke and Maureen L. Ambrose: The above article from Management and Organization...

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feedback from the rest of the key players. Since S.Z. is capable of understanding his own medical needs and issues, then he should be involved with the decision making process of moving into a nursing home or going back to his home. The Code of Ethics for Nurses helps to answer scenarios like this one. It identifies four primary obligations you must meet to fulfill the contract between nursing and the public (Lachman, 2013). The four primary obligations are respecting the patient’s privacy and...

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Situation 1: Adapted from WAFBLA “Everyone Else Does It!” Ethics Project You have been struggling in your Engineering Models class. The content does not come easily, so you have put in countless hours to understand and do the assignments. There is another student who breezes through the assignments, getting high marks for the work he turns in. You know for a fact that he has used his college-aged cousin to do some of the assignments for him. You don’t know how many assignments were turned in this...

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