Ethics Professors On Palliative Care Decisions, Subordinate Loyalty And Overbooked Flights

May 19, 2017

Purchasing a ticket doesn't guarantee you a seat on a flight, due to the ethically questionable practice of overbooking.
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Should doctors and judges be able to decide on an infant's end-of-life care, even if it goes against the wishes of the child's parents? Does a presidential adviser owe his or her personal loyalty to their boss? Today, the Ethics Professors discuss those quandaries, and we ask them about that infamous "involuntary de-boarding" United Airlines carried out in April.