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    In addition to difference between ethics and morals, I'd also like to distinguish between what is legal and what is ethical. Can something be legal, but not ethical? Can something be ethical, but not legal? Provide some examples and resources.

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    An act is legal if it complies to governing laws and regulations whereas an act is also ethical if it is morally correct and right and complies to ethical policies of an individual or organization.

    Yes, something can be legal but not always ethical. This is due to the fact that even though law does not find many acts illegal, it may not be always correct morally or in other words, may not adhere to ...

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    An act is legal if it complies to governing laws and regulations whereas an act is also ethical if it is morally correct and right and complies to ethical policies of an individual or organization.

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