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What’s the Point of an Ethics Course?

Cassandra Burke Robertson: My research suggests that when individuals are blinded by an unconscious partisan bias – such as highly committed presidential staff in the White House – it can result in a failure to recognize ethical issues. They may act in ways that accidentally undermine their own political interests. Ethics courses, in other words, can make a difference

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