ethics Archive

Relying on Psychological Assessments do not Right Death Penalty Wrongs for the Intellectually Disabled

Image via Although the death penalty is on the decline in the United States, the case of James Rhodes highlights the ethical quagmire facing forensic psychiatrists and psychologists whose evaluations contribute whether persons with intellectual disabilities convicted of murder will live or die. In addition to …

Ethics & Gun Violence: ‘What is missing from the conversation is a willingness to address the moral implications of these actions & our…

STUDENT VOICES By Robert Schmaltz December 3, 2015, a BBC News headline reads “California Shooting: Just another day in the United States of America, another day of gunfire, panic, and fear.” By all measures this act of violence claiming the …