ethically challenged

ethically challenged

Dishonest, corrupt, or otherwise unethical in behavior. Though many suspected the governor of being ethically challenged, it wasn't until evidence of a bribery scheme emerged that any legal action was taken against him.
See also: challenged
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Avoid marginal, non-transparent, hard selling, undercapitalised, ethically challenged private developers like the plague.
Not least because of his own self-dealing the hotel down the block, the failure to fully divorce himself from the Trump Organisation, all the rest the White House became ground zero for grasping lobbyists and ethically challenged, self-promoting staffers.
The Australia-United States alliance has become much more immediately salient since the election of Donald Trump - manifestly, the most ill-informed, underprepared, ethically challenged and psychologically ill-equipped president in the United States history," said Evans, who is now the chancellor of the Australian National University.
Two other actors/characters also get a chance at self-parody, Tsui points out: indie fixture Mercedes Cabral, who plays a caregiver/aspiring actress, and acclaimed filmmaker Lav Diaz, who portrays a sleazy, ethically challenged manager.
On the Democratic side, there is Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist senator from Vermont, and Clinton, the ethically challenged former first lady, New York senator, and Secretary of State.
More than $1 billion of federal student aid and guaranteed loans went to ethically challenged for-profits during the early to mid-1980s, Angulo says, and fines escalated into the hundreds of millions of dollars.
10PM Brendan Gleeson shines as an ethically challenged cop on the Irish west coast whose life of corruption is interrupted when strait-laced Fed Wendell (Don Cheadle) arrives hoping to bust an international drugs ring.
Ruth Guerra, a spokeswoman for the Republican National Committee, said in a statement that Castro is "another ethically challenged politician who is more concerned about self-promotion than governing.
In a prior article, we made the case that the current generation of students is ethically challenged (Carol A.
Police drama "The Shield," which ran from 2002 to 2008, helped define FX as the home of edgy programing with its ethically challenged anti-heroes.
As a NP, you must decide whether the potential client is someone with whom you share an emotional bond that could potentially render you ethically challenged or emotionally at risk of not maintaining an objective and therapeutic relationship.
Though they deprived him of a committee chairmanship, they allowed him to remain on the council, perhaps because they are so ethically challenged themselves.
The commission put the college on probation, saying its board is dysfunctional and ethically challenged.
Or, possibly considering whether being forced to send money yearly to an integrated state bar in order to practice law might be far worse, when that bar makes it clear they have no intention of supporting a much-needed overhaul of the morally corrupt and ethically challenged, not to mention intellectually dishonest, method we currently have for judging expert testimony in medical malpractice cases.
And things will likely get worse before they get better for Murray, as speculation is rampant that the ethically challenged McLaughlin will cut a deal with prosecutors and deliver a bigger fish, whether through fact or fiction.