Confessions of an Expert Ethics Witness

TitleConfessions of an Expert Ethics Witness
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1997
AuthorsKipnis, K
JournalJournal of Medicine and Philosophy
Volume22
Issue4
Pagination325-343
Type of ArticleJournal Article
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number03605310
KeywordsExpert Witness , MEDICINE
AbstractThe aim of this essay is to describe and reflect upon the concrete particulars of one academician's work as an expert ethics witness. The commentary on my practices and the narrative descriptions of three cases are offered as evidence for the thesis that it is possible to act honorably within a role that some have considered to be inherently illicit. Practical measures are described for avoiding some of the best known pitfalls. The discussion concludes with a listing of the distinctive competencies and understandings that are useful in serving as an expert ethics witness.
NotesCover Date: August 1997.Source Info: 22(4), 325-343. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 31-4. Subject: BIOETHICS; ETHICS; EXPERT WITNESS; INTEGRITY. Update Code: 20110221.
DOI10.1093/jmp/22.4.325
Short TitleConfessions of an Expert Ethics Witness
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