Ethics and Criminal Justice: An Introduction (Cambridge by John Kleinig

By John Kleinig

This textbook appears on the major moral questions that confront the legal justice approach - legislature, legislation enforcement, courts, and corrections - and people who paintings inside of that procedure, in particular cops, prosecutors, defence legal professionals, judges, juries, and criminal officials. John Kleinig units the problems within the context of a liberal democratic society and its moral and legislative underpinnings, and illustrates them with a large and overseas diversity of real-life case reviews. themes lined contain discretion, capital punishment, terrorism, restorative justice, and re-entry. Kleinig's dialogue is either philosophically acute and level-headed in institutional realities, and should let scholars to interact productively with the moral questions which they come upon either now and sooner or later - even if as legal justice pros or as reflective citizens.

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