• Informed Consent Doctors Patients People
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    Informed Consent A legal document that has been written and processed through the courts is called Informed Consent. An Informed Consent Document requires that doctors give all patients important information about his / her own procedure before the surgery or the treatment takes place. The following four items are important factors in the Informed Consent: 1. the nature of the treatment / surgery , 2. the risks, 3. the advantages, and 4. the possibilities. However, having access to legal docume...
  • Statutory Rape Age Laws Sex
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    Statutory Rape Laws The term "statutory rape" is used when the government considers people under a certain age to be unable to give consent to sex and therefore consider sexual contact with them to be a rape. The age at which individuals are considered to give consent is called the age of consent. The age of consent can ranging from thirteen to twenty-one, depending on the limits set by each state in accordance with local standards of morality. Even sex that violates the age-of-consent laws but ...
  • Parental Consent Abortion Parents Girl
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    Does Parental Consent Work Abortion is a controversial issue that can cause uproar for many families. When a young girl is thinking about having an abortion, she is making the choice on whether or not to go through with a pregnancy. One of the biggest controversies right now, about abortion is parental consent. If a girl is under the age of eighteen, she must have parental consent before an abortion can be performed. At this time, thirty-nine of the fifty states have a law that requires either p...
  • Parental Consent Form Code Of California
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    PARENTAL CONSENT FORM Activity: Trip to Mammoth Dates: to I hereby give my consent for my son, , to participate in a family vacation trip to Mammoth during the time period specified above. Signature of Parent or Legal Guardian Date AUTHORIZATION TO CONSENT TO EMERGENCY TREATMENT OF A MINOR I, the undersigned, the parent of, a minor, do hereby authorize the adults of the family as agent (s) for the undersigned to consent to any X-Ray examination, anesthetic, medical or surgical diagnosis or treat...
  • Fbi Law Enforcement Consent Officers Officer
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    Using the Infotrac access system, I located two articles regarding consent searches. The first article discuses the acquiring of consent by police officers by means of deception. The other sets guidelines for officers when attempting to obtain consent while keeping the voluntariness of the suspect in mind. The first article appeared in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin in August of 1996. Kimberly A. Crawford discusses guidelines for officers to follow when obtaining consent for warrantless searc...
  • John Locke On Tacit And Unintended Consent
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    In his Second Treatise on Law and Government, John Locke outlines clear and coherent standards for what constitutes a legitimate government and what persons one such government would have authority over. Both are determined by citizens' acts of consenting to relinquish to the government part of their natural authority over their own conduct. Unfortunately, the situation becomes much less clear once we consider how his standards would apply to the political situation existing in the real world to...
  • Political Anarchy Remaining Silent
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    There are several arguments against philosophical anarchism. Most of the arguments are in line with either the theory that consent is not required or of the theory we have already consented. For the sake of being brief, this essay will attempt to refute only the latter of the two. Along with the idea of individual consent is the longstanding, traditional theory of the authority of God. Other arguments follow a less anarchist view and are that of tacit consent and more specifically that of major...
  • What Is Physician Assisted Suicide
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    Physician assisted suicide is when a doctor helps a patient take his own life. This is basically what it is, but there are different types, some are considered to be good, some are murder. No matter what type it is, this is one heated topic in some forums of discussion. Some argue we have the right to life, but not death. I will describe basically what physician assisted suicide is composed of, and the various types of assisted suicide. Two categories divide the topic of physician assisted suici...
  • Dutch And Belgium Organ Donation Acts
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    Assignment III-B: Dutch and Belgium Organ Donation Acts. In Belgium there is a different post mortem organ donation law than in The Netherlands, although they both have the same main purpose: they seek to increase the supply of donors. In Belgium it is presumed that each citizen has consented to the harvest of organs following death unless an objection to such a harvest was recorded, an opt-out system. Belgium combines presumed consent with a practice of inquiring into the wishes of the next of ...
  • Stem Cell Research Embryos Cloning
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    State laws may restrict some or all sources for embryonic stem cells or specifically permit certain activities. State laws on the issue vary widely. Approaches to stem cell research policy range from laws in California and New Jersey, which encourage embryonic stem cell research, including on cloned embryos, to South Dakota's law, which strictly forbids research on embryos regardless of the source. If, however, a fetus is aborted for the health of the mother in South Dakota, the fetus may be use...
  • Sexual Intercourse Consent Rape Judgement
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    LAWS GOVERNING RAPE According to the Indian Penal Code, a man is said to have committed 'rape' when he has had sexual intercourse with a woman under these conditions: Against her will With her consent when her consent has been obtained by putting her or any person in whom she is interested in, in fear of death or hurt. With her consent, when the man knows that he is not her husband and that her consent is given because she believes that he is another man to whom she is or believes herself to be ...
  • Abortion Since Row V Wade
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    Abortion Since Row v. Wade Abortion has quickly become the most powerful social issue in the United States since slavery. Abortion is a topic that is very controversial because it deals with the potential life of a human being. There have been many Supreme Court cases dealing with the abortion controversy, including the landmark 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade that protected a woman s constitutional right to have an abortion. This case was the turning point for women, and almost all of the Supreme...
  • Astronauts Information Launch Proper
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    The explosion of the Challenger spacecraft is the greatest tragedy in the history of NASA. It is also one of the most heated engineering ethical debates available for analysis. The question of whether or not the astronauts had the proper information to consent the launch is one of the main aspects of the debate. When looking at this case, it is obvious that whether or not there was informed consent by the astronauts plays a very large role because they are the individuals that ultimately paid th...
  • Locke State Of Nature
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    Karl Marx, a German author, and John Locke, a British educator, are both very well known philosophers. Both have written essays on the ideal government: Marx created Marxism and Locke defined democracy. Both forms of government have been tried throughout the course of time. Both, however, came from two different types of men, from two different periods in history, and in reaction to two different types of government. Though Marx and Locke would have agreed that power would be given to the people...
  • Consent And Its Place In Sm Sex
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    Consent and its Place in SM Sex At first the sting of the whip, and the reddening of her ass felt wonderful, but Carrie knew that the pain would soon become unbearable, despite her stating "refrigerator," her "safe" word... Carrie's example shows us how important consent is in SM, or rather sado- masochism sex play. The most obvious reason consent is important in SM play is the risk of injury and the potential for unwanted danger is avoided. In addition, with understood consent, trust is develop...
  • State Of Nature Consent Society Property
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    Lockes Argument for the Origin and Practice of Legitimate Authority Through out time there has been a constant struggle between the ideas of social control and the rights of the individual. Even at the present time there are conflicting opinions on how much power the government should have and how much power the individual should have over themselves. John Locke, like many before him, had an idea of how government and society should run. He attempts to devise an argument that will define the lim...
  • Unethical Human Experimentation Should Be Outlawed
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    Human experimentation has been in practice for centuries and it was not until recently that it has been questioned. By definition human experimentation is when a researcher deliberately induces or alters a person's physical or mental functions. Human experimentation is preformed in ways that might prove therapeutic to the patient, but for which there is as yet insufficient evidence to make this reasonably certain. It can also be preformed in ways that will not be of any conceivable benefit to th...
  • Matt Fong Abortion Child Parents
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    Abortion: Is It Right or Is It Wrong! In the L. A. Times, "Abortion Issue Taking On New Prominence" is an interesting news article that debates about abortion. Is an abortion without a parent's consent moral or immoral According to Matt Fong, he says it's immoral because a minor should not have the right to an abortion, if her parents are not informed. He understands that parents should at least know what's going on when their child make an important decision such as "an abortion." After all, i...
  • Discuss The Ethical Importance Of Informed Consent
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    Discuss the ethical justification for informed consent The nursing and midwifery council (NMC) (2002) state that "as a registered nurse... you are personally accountable for your practice. In caring for... clients you must... obtain consent before you give any treatment or care." (p. 2). Failure to obtain consent may result in legal action due to battery or trespass against the person, (Dimond, XXXX). Within ethics, it is clear that no area stands alone, but many positions build one upon anothe...
  • The Issue Of Presumed Consent
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    Organ transplantation is an operation that is lifesaving and the technology that supports it is continually expanding. It has saved thousands of lives worldwide and has given hope to many people, especially for those who suffer of terminal and life threatening illnesses. It has also created several arguments of moral and legal issues in most countries around the world. In finding the ways to increase the rates of organ transplantation the people who make the laws have to take into account the fl...