Article Review of Professional Ethics in Politics

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Article Review of Professional Ethics in Politics
Outline
What is “legal”?
Legal is defined as “of or in agreement with the law”.
What is “ethical”?
Ethical is defined as “the study of values and customs of a person or group.
Ethical behavior and South Carolina’s Governor Mark Sanford
Released from criminal investigation for his alleged use of travel and campaign reimbursements.
What is moral uncertainty?
A result of lack of clear principles.
The absolute belief of a person that they are psychologically committed to without doubt or hesitation.
Rules, Codes and Laws
Professional codes of ethics define the minimal standards of a profession.
Professional ethics is the foundation of the civil servant profession.
Kantian Ethics or Deontology...
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