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Code of Ethics | National Society of Professional Engineers

Northern States Power Co., 478 N.W.2d 498, 501 (Minn. 1991)
I am aware of only one other case that mentions professional autonomyin the context of wrongful discharge, but that mention is in a dissent,which is not law.

It is not common that courts in the USA explicitly recognizethe need for professional autonomy.

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The rejection of the ABA Model Code by the California Supreme Courtin this specific case is distinguishable from the admissibility ofcodes from most other professional societies, where there is no correspondingofficial code of conduct that is promulgated by the state government.

As a hypothetical example,a rule in the code of ethics of the National Societyof Trolls to cooperate with other members of that Society,and to frustrate members of the Society,is a principle that wouldjustify a public-policy exception to at-will employment.


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It is no exaggeration to say that many of the problems withmedicine in the USA during the 1990s is a direct result ofloss of professional autonomy by physicians.

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This physician, without personally examining the patient andwithout honoring the medical ethics rule of putting patients first,interferes with the clinical judgment of the patient's physician bydenying reimbursement for medical care that the patient needs.

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This very delicate balance between the administrators, the hospital's board and the health care professionals must be maintained and fostered by all parties for the good of the patients in their care.

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This conflict does nothing for, and in fact interferes with and stifles, the health professional's interest and dedication in rendering the optimum of well-accepted patient care within the proper cost guidelines and at the same time without emasculating the employees' rights to express their constitutionally protected views on matters of public concern.

SPJ Code of Ethics - Society of Professional Journalists

The ABA Model Rules of Professional Responsibility,Rule 5.4(d), forbids an attorney from practicing law in a for-profitcorporation or association that is organized to practice lawwhere a nonlawyer is a "corporate officer or director" or"a nonlawyer has the right to direct or control the professionaljudgment of a lawyer".

Professional Ethics & Wrongful Discharge

attorneys should be accorded a retaliatory discharge remedy in those instancesin which mandatory ethical norms embodied in the Rules of Professional Conductcollide with illegitimate demands of the employer and the attorney insists onadhering to his or her clear professional duty.