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    find the balance between the duty to maintain confidentiality, and the loyalty to the legal system; only under…

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    “override of a person’s actions or decision-making for his own good” (Vaughn). There are two different levels of this and they are classified as strong paternalism and weak paternalism. The more controversial of the two is the strong paternalism because it is the override of a person that has full autonomy and that can decide for his or herself. Weak paternalism is less controversial because it is usually involving someone that cannot fully make a good and reasonable decision based on their…

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    Summary: The Tarasoff Case

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    counseling where he met Dr. Lawrence Moore, his therapist. Later, Poddar confessed his desire to take revenge and kill Tarasoff. He kept this idea throughout the several sessions they had together and Dr. Lawrence Moore admitted that if he stayed consistent with the death threats, he would have no other choice than hospitalizing him. After that, Poddar stopped coming to the session, and even if he had promised to the campus security that he would stop stalking Tarasoff, he stabbed her at her…

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    Rulli and Millum (2014) makes a point to include the sports car example demonstrating people’s way of thinking. The majority believe the agent has a moral duty to sacrifice his sports car to save the child. Even though, the agent endures a greater personal cost that is outweighed by his moral duty to the child. With this in mind, the agent may not believe the damage to the sports car is worth the risk to save the child, as a consequence, he may not feel morally obligated to do so. Thenceforth,…

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    Every year, over 1.35 million children sustain a serious injury while participating in a sports related activity (Healy, 2013). Each of these injuries represents potential negligence litigation against athletic leaders including coaches. As a result, organizations have developed legal duties derived from lawsuits against coaches and schools where negligence contributed to an athlete’s injuries. These fourteen legal duties represent the standards or obligations expected of athletic leaders.…

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    from drowning in the pond even though there may be others witnessing the bad occurrence and do nothing. Singer believes that proximity and distance are morally irrevelent because it should not morally differ on whether the bad situation is far way or happening right next door because it is morally significant to help either way because there is someone in distress. 3. Singer thinks that the traditional distinction between moral duty and charity cannot be justified because organizations that see…

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    taking on duties and responsibilities. The word appears in the last sentence of the poem and it’s ambiguous definition leaves the reader with room to interpret the word with various denotations: “What did I know, what did I know / of love’s austere and lonely offices?” (13-14). This ambiguity therefore holds a great deal of influence over the reading of the poem as whole. The one word expresses the multitude of duties and feelings a father might do and express in regard to his love for his…

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    school counsellor can help guide the child into a direction where the child’s welfare is best met. Both documents illustrate the importance of privacy, such as sharing information pertaining to the student’s counselling session to other teaching staff or to other students is forbidden. It is also stressed the importance of informing the student that the counsellor has the duty to report any limits to the confidential nature of the information shared. In other words, a counsellor has a duty to…

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    in a world of needy poor, I should probably do more to aid badly off persons around the globe. Many people subscribe to this thought, which prompts guilt and embarrassment. However, the thought readily becomes an extremely demanding vise. What do we owe, as a matter of justice, to distant needy strangers? Does justice require, permit, or prohibit special partiality toward local needy strangers or needy folk who are members of our national community? In this essay I would like to discuss the…

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    What do you think responsibility means? To me the word means to take ownership for my actions and words, taking charge in a situation that I know I can handle, and doing my duty to God, my country, and others. The official definition is the state or fact or having a duty to deal with something or having control over someone. But what is our responsibility to America? Here are a few things I believe they are, first you need to pay your own way not have the government or others pay it for you.…

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