Research Ethics: A Brief Introduction

  • Yash Raj Singh
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  • Yash Raj Singh

    PhD student at Dharmashastra National Law University, India

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This paper deals with the first step of any type of research, be it legal, sociological or philosophical. The author here tries to give a brief introduction about the research ethics in legal and sociological research. The paper deals with an introduction to research and ethics along with the ethical standards of research and a discussion about the applicability of ethics in the writing of a research paper. The point of legal sanction and morality of research has also been pointed out. The paper also discusses plagiarism and provides a brief description of it and the increase in technology that has made plagiarism quite easy and also the technology to counter it. In concluding remark, the author has tried to give importance to the ethical committees regarding the checking of research works and to make them more vigilant with respect to the new research works.


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International Journal of Legal Science and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 1, Page 480 - 487


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