Ethics Case of the Year

2022-23 Ethics Case Materials

CM Providers are encouraged to use multiple-scenario cases in their ethics sessions. One option is to use the "Ethics Cases of the Year" presentation that is prepared annually by the AICP Ethics Committee. Follow the steps below to use the Ethics Cases of the Year to prepare an ethics session:

Step 1: Use the formatted PowerPoint presentation of the ethics case as part of your session, adding your own slides as needed.

Step 2: Consider different session formats. Examples include, but are not limited to: lecture, moderated discussion, facilitated breakout sessions, and game show.

Step 3: Consider content options. Use the entire five scenarios, pick two or three for discussion, or examine only one scenario in depth within the larger case context.

Step 4: Enter your 60-minute session for CM | 1 | Ethics credits.

Step 5: Promote your ethics session in your preliminary conference program.

Step 6: Tell us what you have learned and make suggestions for future Ethics Cases of the Year. Contact us at getinvolved@planning.org.

Resources

Ethics Cases of the Year 2022-2023 (pdf)

Ethics Cases of the Year 2022-2023 (ppt)

Notes on the 2022-2023 Ethics Case of the Year

This year's "case of the year" is a series of ethical scenarios based on real-life planning issues from the past year. It was developed by the AICP Ethics Committee, with the assistance of former AICP Ethics Officer James Peters, FAICP. The five ethics topics discussed are: misrepresentation of public review, conflict of interest, equity and inclusion, planning competence, and planner/real estate agent.


Previous Cases

2021

Ethics Cases of the Year 2021–2022 (pdf)

Ethics Cases of the Year 2021–2022 (ppt)

2020

AICP Ethics Cases of the Year 2020 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Cases of the Year 2020 (ppt)

2019

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2019–20 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2019–20 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2018

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2018–19 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2018–19 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2017

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2017–18 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2017–18 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2016

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2016–17 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2016–17 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2015

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2015–16 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2015–16 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2014

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2014–15 (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2014–15 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2013

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2013–14 and Guidance for Chapters and Divisions (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2013–14 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)

2012

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2012–13 and Guidance for Chapters and Divisions (pdf)

AICP Ethics Case of the Year 2012–13 PowerPoint presentation (ppt)