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Ethics--the philosophical study of morality; the study of what is morally right and wrong. Morality--people's values, their beliefs about right and wrong, and the choices they make and the actions they take as a result of those values and beliefs.
Ethics is largely prescriptive. In other words, ethics attemps to evaluate moral beliefs, principles, practices, and makes normative statements about what should or should not be done in light of its evaluation.
Ethics and CJ
Ethics vs. Law
The study of morality is largely descriptive. Studies offer descriptions, explanations, and sometimes predictions of moral beliefs and practices within a give culture.
Morality and CJ
The Morality of Law