Articles Tagged with Ethics

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From Trial Ad (UW): Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses

Excerpt: “Under RPC 1.2(d), a “lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . .” Does this cover lawyers advising clients under Washington’s new marijuana law, when possession is still a crime under federal law? ….” [Read full blog post.]

The Comment period for the proposed rule ends September 6, 2014.

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Journalists have ethical codes and so do librarians and lawyers. (Librarians also have a intellectual freedom codes, which might answer some of your question about why we can be so pigheaded).

Do Bloggers Share an Ethical Code?, posted at attorney Donald Vanarelli’s blog, is worth reading:

Excerpt: “According to a recent study published in the June 2009 edition of the New Media & Society journal entitled doing-the-right-thing-online-a-survey-of-bloggers-beliefs-and-practices, bloggers share a group of ethical principals. This first large-scale survey of blogging ethics identified four underlying ethical principles important to bloggers: truth telling, accountability, minimizing harm and attribution...” (link to full post)