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Ethical Issues in the Courts: A Companion to Philosophical Ethics

 
 
 
 
Ethical Issues in the Courts: A Companion to Philosophical Ethics
Author: Julie C. Van Camp
ISBN 13: 9780495005742
ISBN 10: 495005746
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2005-04-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
List Price: $41.95
 
 

This edition contains 14 new additions, including rulings on euthanasia, same-sex marriage, affirmative action, the Pledge of Allegiance and business ethics, within the 73 cases presented. The general topics include rulings on the beginning and ending of human life, education, sex and marriage, gender rights, war and pacifism, the environment and animal rights, freedom of expression in terms of symbolic speech, obscenity, pornography, and indecency, religious freedom, racial and sexual discrimination, capital punishment, and computer ethics. The editor provides instructions on reading a court decision and where to find full texts. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR