- The seventh edition includes three new chapters focusing on deception in police interrogation; using ethical dilemmas in training police; and terrorism and justice.
- Essays are enhanced with case studies and exercises designed to stimulate critical and creative thinking regarding ethical issues in crime and justice.
- Discussion questions and lists of key concepts focus students and help them to understand ethics in the context of the criminal justice system.
The contributions in this book examine ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive coverage is achieved through focus on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy and philosophical issues.
Justice, Crime, and Ethics, 7th Edition
Section I: INTRODUCTION
1. Ethics, Crime, and Justice: An Introductory Note to Students
2. Utilitarian and Deontological Approaches to Criminal Justice Ethics
3. Peacemaking, Justice, and Ethics
Section II: ETHICAL ISSUES IN POLICING
4. How Police Officers Learn Ethics
5. Deception in Police Interrogation
6. Using Ethical Dilemmas in Training Police
7. Police Ethics, Legal Proselytism, and the Social Order: Paving the Path to Misconduct
Section III: ETHICS AND THE COURTS
8. Whatever Happened to Atticus Finch? Lawyers as Legal Advocates and Moral Agents
9. Prossecutor Misconduct
10. Criminal Sentencing: Goals, Practices, and Ethics
11. Crime and Punishment: Punishment Philosophies and Ethical Dilemmas
12. To Die or Not to Die: Morality, Ethics, and the Death Penalty
Section IV: ETHICAL ISSUES IN CORRECTIONS
13. Ethical Issues in Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections
14. Restorative Justice and the Peacemaking Ethic
15. Keeping an Eye on the Keeper: Prison Corruption and Its Control
16. Ethics and Prison: Selected Issues
Section V: ETHICAL ISSUES IN CRIME CONTROL POLICY AND RESEARCH
17. Crime and Justice Myths
18. The Ford Pinto Case and Beyond: Assessing Blame
19. Ethics and Criminal Justice Research
20. Terrorism and Justice
Section VI: ETHICS AND THE FUTURE
21. Criminal Justice: An Ethic for the Future