Morality and the Law / Edition 1

Morality and the Law / Edition 1

by Roslyn Muraskin, Matthew Muraskin, Matthew Muraskin
     
 

ISBN-10: 013916958X

ISBN-13: 9780139169588

Pub. Date: 07/20/2000

Publisher: Pearson

This comprehensive, accessible collection of essays raises compelling questions on morality and the judicial system that are designed to stimulate readers' awareness of the correct way, the moral way for those in criminal justice to conduct themselves. Addressing all participants in the system—lawyers and judges, police and probation officers

Overview

This comprehensive, accessible collection of essays raises compelling questions on morality and the judicial system that are designed to stimulate readers' awareness of the correct way, the moral way for those in criminal justice to conduct themselves. Addressing all participants in the system—lawyers and judges, police and probation officers, victims and the accused—the essays provide readers with a thought-provoking presentation of the many issues surrounding human conflict and the role ethics and fairness play in our criminal justice system. Provides an overview of morality and the law, the Socratic question and the criminal justice practitioner, ethical concerns of a criminal defense attorney and the criminal prosecutor, judicial ethics, victims' vengeance, and the ethical behavior of correctional officers. For individuals interested in social issues and morality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139169588
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/20/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
159
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Morality and the Law.

2. Doing Right, Being Good: The Socratic Question and the Criminal Justice Practitioner.

3. Deviance as Crime, Sin or Poor Taste.

4. Ethical Concerns of a Criminal Defense Attorney.

5. The Ethical Obligations of the Criminal Prosecutor.

6. Prosecuting for Safety's Sake.

7. Judicial Ethics.

8. Noble Corruption—Police Perjury—What Should We Do?

9. Victims—Private Vengeance.

10. Probation and Parole Officers: Ethical Behavior.

11. The Ethics of the Death Penalty.

12. Corrections/Punishment: Ethical Behavior of Correctional Officers.

13. Conclusions.

Index.

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