- legal ethics
The branch of philosophy that defines what is good for the individual and for society and establishes the nature of obligations, or duties, that people owe themselves and one another.In modern society, ethics define how individuals, professionals, and corporations choose to interact with one another.
Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.
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