Women More Ethical Than Men?

For the attorneys in our membership, there's a fascinating new study by Scholars at UCL Faculty of Laws, Cardiff University, Northwestern University and the University of Tulsa that shows a tendency of female law students to be more ethical than their male counterparts.

According to Law360's story, women students are more selfless, have a stronger sense of moral identity, are less likely to be morally disengaged and have a lower sense of entitlement.

The article also notes that "Women also displayed a stronger sense of commitment to a career in law and to the profession as a whole, and placed more importance on their identity as a 'professional,' the researchers found. Query, however, whether this is nature or nurture?

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