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Pages: 5699-5705
Publication year: 2014
ISBN: 978-84-616-8412-0
ISSN: 2340-1079

Conference name: 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 10-12 March, 2014
Location: Valencia, Spain

'ETHICAL COMMITMENT' AS GENERIC COMPETENCE IN DEGREE IN LAW AND BASIS OF JURIDICAL PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY

M. López Gálvez, J. García García-Cervigón, R. Sanz Burgos

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (SPAIN)
This work sets out the research efforts developed by a network of professors at the Faculty of Law belonging to Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED), –Spain-, about European Higher Education Area guidelines on generic competences, specially the acquisition of “ethical commitment”; which the university -UNED- relates to professional ethics and to the obedience and respect towards some democratic values and human rights. The acquisition of this skill has been reviewed and checked in the framework of the Degree in Law, and is treated, first, from the perspective of student personal behaviour, secondly, in connection with social and democratic values applied in a juridical system, and thirdly, mainly as a basis for a future professional development in relation with ethical and deontology values of relevant professional fields derived from Law such as the ones of the judge, the lawyer and the notary.

Some of the ethical principles that society demands of these functions are mentioned and they have a chance to show up, in connection with the function of the judge in the margin of discretion in the interpretation and application of the rules. With regard to the lawyer, the frequent trouble junction of strictly private and collective ethical values in their task. As for the notary in his chore of legality control. Besides, possible adverse consequences of an action lacking deontological and ethical commitment in such professions are pointed out and also is analysed related the aptitude student. Finally, the authors of this report, suggest, also, some measures in order to improve the implementation of this ethical competence in the law studies, raising the justice in the society.
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author = {L{\'{o}}pez G{\'{a}}lvez, M. and Garc{\'{i}}a Garc{\'{i}}a-Cervig{\'{o}}n, J. and Sanz Burgos, R.},
title = {'ETHICAL COMMITMENT' AS GENERIC COMPETENCE IN DEGREE IN LAW AND BASIS OF JURIDICAL PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY},
series = {8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2014 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-616-8412-0},
issn = {2340-1079},
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location = {Valencia, Spain},
month = {10-12 March, 2014},
year = {2014},
pages = {5699-5705}}
TY - CONF
AU - M. López Gálvez AU - J. García García-Cervigón AU - R. Sanz Burgos
TI - 'ETHICAL COMMITMENT' AS GENERIC COMPETENCE IN DEGREE IN LAW AND BASIS OF JURIDICAL PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY
SN - 978-84-616-8412-0/2340-1079
PY - 2014
Y1 - 10-12 March, 2014
CI - Valencia, Spain
JO - 8th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
JA - INTED2014 Proceedings
SP - 5699
EP - 5705
ER -
M. López Gálvez, J. García García-Cervigón, R. Sanz Burgos (2014) 'ETHICAL COMMITMENT' AS GENERIC COMPETENCE IN DEGREE IN LAW AND BASIS OF JURIDICAL PROFESSIONAL DEONTOLOGY, INTED2014 Proceedings, pp. 5699-5705.
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