ethics ethics  /ˈɛ θɪks/


  1. (n) motivation based on ideas of right and wrong
  2. (n) the philosophical study of moral values and rules


  1. Tom Murray, head of the Hastings Center bioethics research institute, answers questions about the new cocaine vaccine.
  2. Moments after Barack Obama announced new ethics rules Wednesday, the Republican National Committee gleefully emailed reporters with some opposition research.
  3. Science careers forward, and ethics tries to catch up.


  1. Ethics commission finds Sachs failed to report property

    The Florida Commission on Ethics has found probable cause to conclude that Sen. Maria Sachs failed to properly disclose a Tallahassee condominium on her annual financial disclosure forms for three years but, because Sachs amended her forms to correct the omission, the commission chose not to pursue any further action. 
    on June 13, 2013     Source: St. Petersburg Times Blogs

  2. Ethics panel finds probable cause that Maria Sachs erred on financial disclosures

    The Florida Commission on Ethics found probable cause to believe that Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray Beach, failed to properly disclose a Tallahassee condo along with her state legislative income on three years’ worth of financial disclosures. But, since Sachs amended the forms, the panel is not recommending any further action unless Sachs requests a hearing, [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Palm Beach Post

  3. Ethics committee takes no action on councilman’s latest complaint

    The Washington City Council Ethics Committee met in a called meeting Friday, June 7, at city hall to consider another ethics charge filed by Councilman Nathaniel Cullars against Mayor Ames Barnett.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Reporter

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  1. "Let's honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion, and draft a sensible conscience clause, and make sure that all of our health care policies are grounded in clear ethics and sound science, as well as respect for the equality of...
    on May 17, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "Coach Mullen has violated the Southeastern Conference Code of Ethics," SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said. "SEC Bylaw 10.5.4 clearly states that coaches, players and support personnel shall refrain from all public criticism of officials."
    on Oct 26, 2009 By: Mike Slive Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. Cardinal Justin Rigali of Philadelphia, chairman of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops' committee on pro-life activities, called Obama's decision "a sad victory of politics over science and ethics."
    on Mar 10, 2009 By: Justin Rigali Source: International Herald Tribune

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