created by administrative agencies as an executive portion of the government. i.e. IRS
CLASSIFICATION OF LAW: "Civil"
Individual rights and governance of conduct between individuals and private organizations.
CLASSIFICATION OF LAW: "Tort"
vilolation of civil laws (malpractice, negligence) can be intentional or unintentional. Amy NOTES: Tort - results in physical, emotional or economic harm.
CLASSIFICATION OF LAW: "Contract Law"
Agreements between 2 or more parties, in which a duty or obligation is involved.
accept responsibility or own actions or behaviors. *Documentation, *Standards of Practice
definition- area of philosophical study that examines values, actions and choices to determine right and wrong.
OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Code of Ethics"
as defined by profession, forms basis for decision making
OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Values"
ideas/beliefs held by person or group; may have had outside influences; impact behavior
OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Morals"
individual standards of right or wrong; formed in childhood; outside influences
OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Bioethics"
surrounding life/death; quality of life and advanced technology
OTHER DEFINITIONS: "Ethical Dilemma"
Choice between 2 alternatives that are not desirable; often involves rights and obligations
ETHICAL THERORIES: "Teleology"
hunanistic, outcome based. *Greatest good for greatest number *End justifies means
THEROIES (CON'T): "Deontology"
moral principles and obligations *rights of each person considered * Duty to and respect of others. AMY NOTES: KANT(1724-1804) 2 ideologies: 1)ACT: gather all facts & make decisions & apply to all similar situations 2)RULE: priciples or rules determine out actions