What sort of ethical violations can cause an attorney to face professional sanctions?
If you're applying to the State Bar in California, one of the things you have to do is provide evidence of your good moral character.
Social media has largely reinvented both how people socialize to how they do business -- and the line between people's personal lives and professional lives often get blurred.
In today's world, ethics are extremely important. When an attorney does participate in some form of misconduct, he or she cannot expect the State Bar to look the other way.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act's (HIPAA) rules continue to be challenging for many health care providers to meet.
What exactly are medical ethics?
The phrase "a crime of moral turpitude" is so vague that it's at once all-encompassing and somewhat meaningless.
Two different people can see the same events through wildly different points of view -- which, unfortunately, can lead up to charges of ethical violations or professional misconduct.
Physicians often wonder what type of behaviors can result in them being disciplined by the Medical Board of California. There are a few common reasons this might occur.
In California, under Section 6060 of the Business and Professions Code, it's necessary for the Bar Examiner Committee to deem someone of good moral character in order for them to be allowed to practice law in the state. They evaluate an individual's moral fitness using a set criteria.