Criminal Justice Ethics

A semiannual journal focusing on ethical issues in criminal justice. Includes articles on topics relating to the police, the courts, corrections, and issues in legal philosophy contributed by philosophers, criminal justice professionals, lawyers and judge


Vol. 26, No. 1, Spring

The Situational Prevention of Terrorism: Some Ethical Considerations
The dominant ethical premise of situational crime prevention (that is, the science of reducing opportunities for crime) is respect for the individual. This ethic flows logically from its key assumption about human nature--that individuals are rational,...
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Vol. 14, No. 1, Spring

Lying during Crisis Negotiations: A Costly Means to Expedient Resolution
#1 After being confined to a wheelchair for over eleven years, a twenty-eight-year-old paraplegic attempts to quell his overwhelming anger with alcohol. The beautiful spring afternoon is no consolation for the man who, at the age of seventeen, permanently...
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