What is a simple definition of ethical?

English Language Learners Definition of ethical : involving questions of right and wrong behavior : relating to ethics. : following accepted rules of behavior : morally right and good.

What are ethics in your own words?

Ethics is based on well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues. “Being ethical is doing what the law requires.” “Ethics consists of the standards of behavior our society accepts.”

What are professional ethics examples?

Typically these include Honesty, Trustworthiness, Transparency, Accountability, Confidentiality, Objectivity, Respect, Obedience to the law, and Loyalty.

What is the definition of an incapacitating agent?

Incapacitating agents are defined by the Department of Defense as “an agent that produces temporary physiological or mental effects, or both, which will render individuals incapable of concerted effort in the performance of their assigned duties” and are not intended to be lethal (Romano et al., 2008 ).

Which is the most potent incapacitating agent in the world?

None of the stimulants (amphetamines, caffeine, cocaine, and nicotine) is potent enough to be used as an ICA. Opioids are potential incapacitants but are usually too potent to be used. Depressants, such as barbiturates, appear to be potentially more useful as incapacitants.

How is incapacitation used in other justice systems?

We looked at the differences between Western justice systems that use incapacitation and other cultures’ use of punishment, such as Saudi Arabia’s Sharia law, which allows for punishments like amputating the hand of a thief or the stoning to death of a woman who has committed adultery.

What does it mean to be incapacitated in Alabama?

Incapacitated means (among other things) that a person suffers from a mental or developmental disease or disability which renders the person incapable of appraising the nature of his or her conduct. Ala. Code §13A-6-60 (2) (a).