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It goes without saying that criminal justice professionals are held up to a higher ethical standard than perhaps any other profession. As law enforcement personnel are charged with upholding the law, it is essential that they set an example for all others to follow. Certainly, police officers, probation personnel and...

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Mohandas K. Gandhi’s Bhagavad Gita is one of the best examples of “the extraordinary ethical and political power a story can have” (148). Gandhi had an enormous influence on the drive for India’s independence from the British Empire. As one of the major colonial powers, Britain had developed a professional...

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Johnson Controls, Inc. is an international company and leads in the manufacturing industry. The company is environmentally conscious and focuses on manufacturing combustion engine and hybrid vehicles (Hoovers, 2016). It is important to state that the firm has many customers, which it attracts because of its utilization of the six...

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The Second Great Awakening is to be a period of the great importance for the USA. It has transformed moral and social background of the US people within the establishment of several significant reforms. This period can be also considered the true revival of the Protestant religious ethics and beliefs....

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Introduction Morality theories explain why a particular action is wrong and why individuals in a society should act in a prescribed way. The theories of morality assist in the determination of right or wrong conduct, enhancing harmony in a society. Miller (2001) pointed out that traditional theories of morality overlook...

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Religion and morality are two distinct notions which shed light on one and other, but which function independently. Religion is an organized set of rules that may or may not have actual application in the real world of daily life. Morality is a set of rules that controls one’s conduct....

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A recent article reports the findings of a study that aimed to determine the level of caring instilled in baccalaureate nursing students during their time of training. The researchers tested a small group of students, 16 in total, and accounted for the factors that increased and hampered the learning of...

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Virtue ethics has experienced a revival in the towers of academia and has even become a conversation piece at the dinner table. If Aunt Bertha were to ask me how cultivating practical wisdom and developing a moral character contributes to eudaimonia, I would respond with the following. According to Aristotle,...

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Naming public streets and buildings after individuals who are still alive is not inappropriate at all. There are individuals who have made lots of contribution to the society and humanity. Celebrating them while they are alive is a way of appreciating the contribution they have made to society. Naming public...

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While it can be said that many users have experienced some form of computer virus which has simply been: “a mild inconvenience, requiring a cleanup and then installing... [an] antivirus program, [other viruses] have caused tremendous harm, amounting to billions of dollars and disrupting critical real life infrastructure” (Jamaluddin, n.d.)....

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The intent of Rabbit Proof Fence is beyond that of mere film: the director here intends to communicate a social and political message. Namely, he wants to challenge the preconceptions that allowed racist discourses and narratives to inform and shape our social structures and organizations. In this sense, the work...

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The free will defense relates to the concept of natural evil insofar the claim that evil is an inescapable element of the world and will always exist. Natural evil theories as advanced by J.L. Mackie and others purport to deny the existence of God based on the fact that God...

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1. There are multiple actions that the police chief could take against officer Newton in this case. Although officer Newton argues that he has a right to freedom of speech, officer Newton’s tattoo and what it stands for (swastika) is not covered under this federal protection. Ruiz and Hummer (2010)...

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Genetic testing is a type of testing in which changes in a person’s chromosomes, genes, or proteins are determined. The test may be done for several reasons, including to confirm if one has a disease process, is a carrier of a disease process, has mutated genes that may place them...

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The article by P. Henning “When Money Gets in the Way of Corporate Ethics” reviews the examples of professional misconduct and breaking ethical regulations by financial officers and accountants. Analysis is made on the major case of the Wells Fargo report which proved numerous misdeeds were made by the low-level...

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The gap between academic approaches to ethics that reason about how people should behave and the way people actually behave and make their decisions may prove to be quite wide as the assigned chapter makes evident. Ironically, however, is many cases the discrepancy between ethical believes and one’s own behavior...

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Freedom, among humans is defined as the power to determine one’s actions. Morality on the other hand is the extent to which behavior is considered to be wrong or right. Right behavior is considered to be moral and wrong behavior immoral. For authentic morality, freedom is essential. Virtuous character may...

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1. Identify and describe which provisions of the Model Rules of Professional Responsibility govern this situation. The American Bar Association is a private association which was voluntarily formed so that it would give a guideline and set a baseline for the legal ethics standards. It helps people and organization to...

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Q1 Explain whether you have an ethical obligation to bring the motion to quash the confession obtained by the police. Be sure to identify and cite to all provisions of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct that influence and support your decision. The lawyer does not have an obligation to...

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They say that prostitution is the oldest of professions. As early as 2400 BC, Sumerian records indicate that in a listing of professions, the word karkid appears. The male version of the same profession – kur-garru – also appears on this list, however, as an entertainer. Included in this same...

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The principle of patient confidentiality allows patients to confide information in health care professionals that they may not otherwise reveal. This implicit trust provides a bond between the patient and the professional. However, health care professionals may need to breach this bond in rare cases. There are legal implications associated...

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Introduction Sustainability in business is becoming one of the fastest growing ethical concerns for businesses worldwide. Many of the world's citizens, policy makers and business leaders are realizing two related truths: first that global resources are diminishing and finite; and secondly, that implementing sustainable practices is an ethical responsibility. Also,...

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The ethical scenario involves the work that I have been involved with as a member of a team to recommend the cables to be used for the construction of a large office block. We first invited bids from prospective suppliers and carefully evaluated the bids based on the price and...

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has derived its own code of ethics of engineers which was first adopted on March 7, 1976 (ASME). The code of ethics has since been revised fifteen times with the latest revision being held in February 2012. The Committee of Past Presidents and...

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Determination of the Facts Omelas is a very prosperous society. It is a self-governing society that has no kings or other types of governments similar to those of the current world. It also has no law enforcers as there is no crime. Additionally, the society does not have the sophisticates...

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