Week 4 Discussion: 2nd Ethics and Law Enforcement Case Study
Select one case study from the Ethics and Law Enforcement section of Case Studies in Criminal Justice Ethics and discuss the case, using one ethical system and one concept of justice.
Answer the prompt:
Focus on explaining the ethical system, elaborating on the ethical system, and applying it to the particular case. Also in explaining, elaborating on, and applying a concept of justice to this case.
Identify the facts, including all parties involved and their rights and responsibilities.
Identify the salient ethical issues of the case according to the ethical system and concept of justice you selected.
Identify the relevant values, conceptual issues, social constraints, and any additional information necessary for an accurate understanding of the case from the perspective of the ethical system and concept of justice you selected.
Formulate possible courses of action based on the ethical system and concept of justice you selected. Explain the possible courses of action appropriate for this ethical system and concept of justice.
Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of those actions according to the ethical system and concept of justice you selected, indicating which course of action the ethical system and concept of justice indicates you would choose and why.
Provide your own evaluation; do not regurgitate others’ opinions. Use appropriate sources to support your position.
Find at least ONE peer-reviewed journal article (more is better) and incorporate the findings from those articles to support your position on this case.