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Managing Conflicts between Ethics and Law 

Managing Conflicts between Ethics and Law
Managing Conflicts between Ethics and Law

W. Brad Johnson

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date: 28 January 2021

Military psychologists occasionally find themselves struggling to reconcile differences between their ethical obligations, as codified in the APA Ethics Code (APA, 2010) and their legal obligations as codified in federal regulations and statutes. At times, differences between ethics and law create serious conflicts for psychologists. This chapter provides several recommendations for addressing ethical-legal conflicts.

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