Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice: Being Ethical When No One is Looking, 4th edition

  • Jay S. Albanese

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Overview

Professional Ethics in Criminal Justice posits that every major issue, scandal and crime in the criminal justice field has ethics at its core. In examining major ethical schools of thought, you'll learn how ethics impacts individual decision-making and you'll gain a framework for analyzing ethical dilemmas.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2016

ISBN-13: 9780137503926

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Ethics in Criminal Justice

Table of contents

1. Recognizing Ethical Decisions. Ethics and Critical Thinking
2. Virtue Ethics. Seeking the Good
3. Formalism. Carrying Out Obligation and Duty
4. Utilitarianism. Measuring Consequences
5. Crime and Law. Which Behaviors Ought to Be Crimes?
6. Police. How Should the Law Be Enforced?
7. Courts. How Ought a Case Be Adjudicated?
8. Punishment and Corrections. What Should Be Done with Offenders?
9. Liability. What Should Be the Consequence of Unethical Conduct?
10. The Future. Will We Be More or Less Ethical?

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