By Sidharth Mohanty, University Law College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar.
A law student carries some obligation on his shoulder, which includes a moral obligation towards the professors, classmates and self.
The term moral obligation has a number of meanings in moral philosophy, in religion, and in layman’s term. Generally speaking, when someone says of an act that is a “moral obligation”, they refer to a belief that the act is one prescribed by their set of values. Obligation being a set code by which a person is to follow. Moral obligation can be better understood as a course of action imposed by one’s conscience by which someone is bound or restricted. (more…)