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Recent Ethics Articles
Living with a family member with special needs changes your outlook on life. The complexities of living with a family member with special needs are even greater during the current pandemic.
Welcome to the 2020 campaign, with its “data hauls" and accidental transparency.
The illuminating effect of misdirected messaging
Mariana Perera ’20, Fullbright Scholar and Hackworth Fellow with the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University developed a student-focused website offering new voters resources to help them better understand the key ethical issues associated with the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
Recent Ethics Cases
An obstetrician treating a heroin-addicted mother considers whether to comply with state law requiring medical professionals to report drug-addicted pregnant women to law enforcement for child endangerment.
A drug treatment counselor considers whether to allow a patient a second chance in the drug-treatment program, against stated program rules.
A religious cleric considers how to support a member of the community struggling with depression and alcoholism, who declines recommended referral to expert medical treatment.
Internet Ethics Director Irina Raicu comments on privacy, big data, access, and other issues.