Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joycelyn M. Pollock
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781305577374


Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice Book Description :

Packed with current, real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 9th Edition offers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Readers find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making, as well as the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- the militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by elected officials and/or other public servants, and more. The text provides a wealth of hands-on exercises as well as such insightful features as In the News boxes spotlighting recent examples of misconduct. For those studying or contemplating a career in criminal justice, real-life cases and situations demonstrate the significance of ethics in today’s criminal justice arena. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice
Score: 5
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Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joycelyn Pollock
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285062662


Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice Book Description :

Packed with real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 8e delivers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: police, court, and corrections systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joycelyn M. Pollock
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285415581


Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice Book Description :

Packed with real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 8e delivers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: police, court, and corrections systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joycelyn M. Pollock
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285062662


Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice Book Description :

Packed with current, real-world examples, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE offers comprehensive, balanced, and practical coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Readers not only find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the very foundation of ethical decision-making, but also the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice--the war on terror, privatization, community corrections, the death penalty, the effect of the economic slowdown on the CJ system, the misuse of power/discretion by elected officials and/or other public servants, and much more. In addition, real-life cases and situations demonstrate the significance of ethics in today's world of criminal justice for those studying or contemplating a career in criminal justice. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice
Score: 4.5
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Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joycelyn Pollock
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2008-12-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780495600336


Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice Book Description :

Designed to introduce your students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system, ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE offers comprehensive coverage of the three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. Featuring philosophical principles and theories, as well as hands-on applications for student practice, the book places students in historical policy situations and asks them to evaluate the often controversial decisions made as well as the alternatives. To keep the book as fresh and relevant as ever, the author has incorporated into this new 6th Edition such recent controversies as the corruption scandals in the police departments of Boston and Chicago, the indictment of the governor of New York for wiring money to a call girl, the prosecution of the Duke LaCrosse team members, and the Justice Department’s memoranda concerning methods of torture in Guantanamo, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice

Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice


  • Author : Joycelyn M. Pollock
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133173182


Ethical Dilemmas and Decisions in Criminal Justice Book Description :

ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE offers comprehensive coverage ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. In Pollock, readers will not only find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the very foundation of ethical decision making, but also hands-on criminal justice issues and applications such as the recent corruption scandals in the police departments of Boston and Chicago, the prostitution-related indictment of the governor of New York, the Justice Department’s memoranda concerning methods of torture in Guantanamo, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.