Case Studies in Criminal Justice Ethics / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577664666
  • Publisher: Waveland Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/5/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. I Ethics and law enforcement 9
1 Homegrown terrorism 13
2 Park place 15
3 Room at the end of the hall 17
4 A victim of rape? 19
5 Different choices, equal protection 21
6 A Christmas wish 23
7 Fringe benefits 25
8 The transmission of justice 28
9 Double bind 30
10 Convicted by DNA? 32
Sect. II Ethics and the courts 35
1 Diversion or subversion? 40
2 Juvenile probation : boot camp or boot hill? 42
3 The court and child abuse 44
4 Child rapist 46
5 A question of credibility 49
6 It's a rat race, and the best rat wins 51
7 Everyone does it 54
8 Brothers and law 56
9 Probation or prison? 58
10 "My job is to defend the Constitution" 60
Sect. III Ethics and corrections 63
1 The limits of responsibility 67
2 The minister and the ex-offender 69
3 Temporary release 71
4 Six months to go 74
5 Home sweet home 76
6 A legacy of corruption 78
7 A question of policy 81
8 Confidentiality or security? 83
9 Who's running the prison? 85
10 Sexual harassment 88
11 Prisons for profit 90
Sect. IV Ethics and juvenile justice 93
1 The teacher, the delinquent, and the gang 98
2 A family of offenders 101
3 A choice of punishments 104
4 "I sorry, officer" 107
5 Neighbourhood brat 109
6 Zero tolerance or intolerance? 111
7 Cruisers 114
8 Right side of the tracks - wrong side of the law 117
9 A loving father? 120
10 Welcome home? 123
11 A conflict of traditions 125
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