Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

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Cengage Learning, Apr 28, 2006 - Social Science - 560 pages
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This text is designed to introduce students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system. Its greatest strengths are its balanced coverage of 1) all three segments of the CJ system-police, courts, and corrections-and 2) both philosophical principles/theories and hands-on criminal justice issues and applications.
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Contents

Morality Ethics and Human Behavior
3
Determining Moral Behavior
33
Making Ethical Decisions
69
The Origins and Concept of Justice
95
Law and the Individual
125
Ethics and the Criminal Justice Professional
161
The Police Role in Society Crime Fighter or Public Servant?
187
Corruption and the Code
233
Justice and Judicial Ethics
357
The Ethics of Punishment and Corrections
387
Ethics and Institutional Corrections
419
Ethics and Community Corrections
457
Ethical Choices and the War on Terror
481
Bibliography
503
Name Index
527
Subject Index
533

NobleCause Corruption
273
Ethics and Legal Professionals
317
Table of Cases
537
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Dr. Joycelyn Pollock is a Distinguished Professor in the School of Criminal Justice at Texas State University. Dr. Pollock's many published works include WOMEN'S CRIMES, CRIMINOLOGY AND CORRECTIONS; CRIMINAL LAW; PRISONS AND PRISON LIFE; and MORALITY STORIES. She received a Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany and a J.D. from the University of Houston. She received the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Fellows Award in 2015 for contributions to criminal justice research and education.

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