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Ethics In America

This series uses the Socratic method to build analytical skills and examine ethical questions. The programs aim to sharpen moral reasoning without favoring a particular position by exploring ethical dilemmas in legal, political, medical, corporate, and military arenas. Panelists include Antonin Scalia, Faye Wattleton, and Peter Jennings.

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Saturday, Mar 10, 2012 - 11:00 PM    "To Defend A Killer" What rights do the guilty have? Ethical dilemmas of our criminal justice system are discussed by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, defense attorney Jack Litman, and philosopher John Smith of Yale. G

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Saturday, Apr 14, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Under Orders, Under Fire (Part II)" (LEARN/CREATE)

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