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Unformatted text preview: 8/7/11 Click to edit Master subtitle style Law vs. Ethics By: Matt Vansickle 8/7/11 Introduction  A relationship exists between law and ethics. In some instances, law and ethics overlap and what is perceived as unethical is also illegal. In other situations, they do not overlap. In some cases, what is perceived as unethical is still legal, and in others, what is illegal is perceived as ethical. A behavior may be perceived as ethical to one person or group but might not be perceived as ethical by another. Further complicating this dichotomy of behavior, laws may have been legislated, effectively stating 8/7/11 Ethics  What is ethics? Ethics are the rules of conduct recognized in respect to a particular class of human actions or a particular group, culture, etc.. For example is smoking a bad habit or is it an ethical choice to do so. A lot of people might think that it is just a bad habit, but are bad habits necessarily a bad...
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This note was uploaded on 08/07/2011 for the course HSM 220 taught by Professor Dr.brown during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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