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Why is it that the general public considers bribery to be immoral?

A:  I''m sure there are different reasons for different people. For many, the reason is that bribery simply defies the concept of fairness. When bribing another person, or group of people, to gain something in return, essentially the briber is getting special treatment, even though they may not be deserving of the special treatment - at least no more deserving than the next person. Other people may include spiritual reasons for considering bribery immoral. I don''t know about the details of most religious books, but I do know the Bible does not promote bribery. Just my thoughts... because it IS It gives people ulterior motives to act inapproptiately, unfairly or even against their OWN best interests. the romans bribed in bibical days. Napoleons 2nd in...

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How do you go about ethical adoption?

A:  Er talk to the adoption agency? Why do you have a preference of adopting a child taken away due to abuse or neglect? THERE ARE NO PREFERENCES IN ADOPTION. YOU EITHER PARENT A CHILD OR YA DON''T. The most blatant factor that makes an adoption unethical is if the mother has been coerced into surrendering her baby. The second factor is if she has not given informed consent. There are many forms of coercion, which include pre-birth and pre-surrender matching, using ''open adoption'' as a lure to obtain a baby in situations where a mother would otherwise keep her baby (i.e. if closed adoption were the only other option). Lack of informed consent includes situations where the mother is not told about the risks of PTSD, moderate to severe depression, unresolved grief and loss, secondary...

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Was the My Lai Massacre wrong just morally or legally as well?

A:  Murder is never legal and this was murder by the troops weather they were ordered or not. At the Nuremberg trials after WW ll is was clear that even if someone was following orders they were still guilty of crimes against humanity including murder. According to the rules of engagement and what is common legal ground within the military - as defined in the war crime tribunals after WW II - in the treatment of civilians, it certainly was not just wrong...but criminally so. Victims - unarmed civilians, none of ''army'' age and no sign of weapons in the hamlet - sexually abused, beaten, tortured, and bodies mutilated is an army that not only lacks discipline, but is nothing less than a roving band of terrorists. And in many ways, the cover-up was just as worse as the crimes against humanity....

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Court Rule Pertaining to lawyer Behavior

A:  "Does anyone know what might fit under a category of bad behavior as assessed by court rule? For instance Michigan Court Rule 9.104 (3) lists bad behavior as...." The rule is broad and open ended because the poeple who wrote it didn't want to exclude something unintentionally because they didn't think about it at the time they made the list of bad things lawyers shouldn't do. If you think your adversary's lawyer has violated the rule, you are free to report it to the State Bar or call him on it in appropriate filings with the court....

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What Is Ethics law?

A:  Ethics law typically regulates the moral conduct of people within a society. Businesses and governments usually must abide by certain ethical parameters or limitations that are spelled out in ethics laws. If they are violated, offenders could be held accountable for their actions and be punished by law. The word ethics generally relates to morality, philosophy, principles, or code of conduct considered as moral behavior. Ethics law is created by humans to regulate shared ethical beliefs within a society. For instance, murder usually is viewed as both immoral and illegal. This ethics

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Is prostitution unethical?

A:  Prostitution is disgusting and extremely sad to see that women/men see the only potential in themselves is to spread their legs. Pathetic, really. Only because of it''s legal status, but yes. I find it unethical, personally. It''s disturbing that people have to pay to get sexual gratification, but to each his own. It''s a necessary evil ,but make sure they are over seventeen I have nothing but respect for anyone who chooses use the assets they have available to support themselves and their families We all pay for it one way or another don''t we? Not fundamentally, but it is an unhealthy and potentially degrading job as it is usually practiced. I dunno. While I was married, it would have been unethical. Now...

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What are 3 special ethical challenges by the criminal justice system

A:  Criminal Justice Ethics Ethical issues in criminal justice by philosophers, criminal justice professionals, lawyers and judges, and the general public. Its editorial scope includes topics relating to the police, the courts, corrections, and issues in legal philosophy. http://www.lib.jjay.cuny.edu/cje/ The Importance of Ethics in Criminal Justice THE MEANING OF ETHICS Ethics, also known as moral philosophy, is a branch of philosophy concerned with the study of questions of right and wrong and how we ought to live. Ethics involves making moral judgments about what is right or wrong, good or bad. Right and wrong are qualities or moral judgments we assign to actions and conduct. Within the...

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Are lawyers ethical chameleons......?

A:  Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer. But I am a businessperson. 1. First and foremost, you have to consider the objectives: protect the client. In the example you cite, it is certainly possible (and, from an outsider''s perspective, this certainly seemed the case) that the defense counsel recognized that the case was unwinnable. Rather than attempt the case anyway in hopes of getting it overturned on appeal (tough to do without simply having it sent back down to the lower courts due to procedural errors), he advised his client to attempt a plea bargain to reduce the sentence. 2. In other situations where a lawyer is simply making public statements unrelated to a particular case they are handling you have to realize that the body of

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Are all human acts in violation of certain law are consider immoral?

A:  No, because sometimes laws can be immoral, so to break them is moral....

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What are ethics? why are they important and how do they come into business and personal life as imp.explain pl

A:  moral principles, as of an individual: His ethics forbade betrayal of a confidence. Ethics are pretty much what you will and won''t ever do. Like, if you would rob a store or cheat on your partner, people would generally say you have poor ethics. If you wouldn''t even consider doing either of those things, people would say you have good ethics. You could probably figure out how they''d come into play in business and personal life. Ethics - a system of moral principles or rules of conduct (corporate ethics, societal ethics, medical ethics, judicial ethics, etc.). They are the cornerstone on which a civilized society is based. Being ethical means that you do the right thing for the right reasons even though you could do the wrong...