For courses in Ethics and Law, Critical Issues in Criminal Justice and Social Issues in Criminal Justice.
This comprehensive, accessible collection of essays raises compelling questions on morality and the judicial system that are designed to stimulate students' 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 students with a thought-provoking presentation of the many issues surrounding human conflict and the role ethics and fairness play in our criminal justice system.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 286 g
Dimensions: 235 x 178 x 13 mm
"Persons...possess natural moral rights to life, property and liberty; these rights are not to be transgressed by others either individually or collectively as a state."-John Locke
"To be moral...one must not just act in accordance with duty; one must act for duty's sake. An action is right if it conforms to a moral rule that any agent must follow if he is to act rationally."-Immanuel Kant
CITE>"Every free action is produced by the concurrence of two causes; one moral, i.e., the will that determines the act; the other physical, i.e., the power that executes it."-Jean Jacques Rousseau
"This universe is a monster of energy, without beginning or end.... It is nothing vague or wasteful, it does not stretch into infinity...."-Friedrich Nietzsche
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