AUTHORS: Van Camp, Julie C. - ©2006
Explore the real-world intersections of our legal system and important ethical problems.ETHICAL ISSUES IN THE COURTS: A COMPANION TO PHILOSOPHICAL ETHICS. You’ll learn the ways the courts have ruled on issues such as abortion; euthanasia; assisted suicide; educating children; sex and marriage; gay rights; war, peace and pacifism; environmental rights; animal rights; freedom of expression; religious freedom; racial discrimination; affirmative action; sex discrimination; capital punishment; business ethics; computer ethics. Includes excerpts from 73 landmark court decisions, on ethical issues, along with helpful discussion questions and learning tools.
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