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  ETHICAL DILEMMAS & DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE e9




ISBN 9781305577374

Author/Module Code: POLLOCK

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Packed with current, real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE e9 offers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections.

Readers find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making, as well as the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- the militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by elected officials and/or other public servants, and more.

The text provides a wealth of hands-on exercises as well as such insightful features as "In the News" boxes spotlighting recent examples of misconduct.

For those studying or contemplating a career in criminal justice, real-life cases and situations demonstrate the significance of ethics in today's criminal justice arena.

Part I: ETHICS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
1. Morality, Ethics, and Human Behavior.
2. Determining Moral Behavior.
3. Justice and Law.
4. Becoming an Ethical Professional.

Part II: POLICE.
5. The Police Role in Society: Crime Fighter or Public Servant?
6. Police Discretion and Dilemmas.
7. Police Corruption and Misconduct.

Part III: LAW.
8. Law and Legal Professionals.
9. Zealous Advocates.
10. Justice and Judicial Ethics.

Part IV: CORRECTIONS.
11. The Ethics of Punishment and Corrections.
12. Discretion and Dilemmas in Corrections.
13. Correctional Professionals: Misconduct and Responses.

Part V: ETHICAL CHOICES IN TODAY'S WORLD.
14. Making Ethical Choices.


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