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Criminal Justice Ethics

ID : 64593   
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Language: English

Description: Ethical considerations pose constant questions for criminal justice professionals, judges, elected officials and society as a whole. As a measure of our progress, ideals and principles as a society, the criminal justice system is one of the most important elements of any civilization. It is in that light, that the Criminal Justice Ethics course addresses the various dynamics of ethical behavior, ethical application of the laws and ethical incarceration guidelines including capital punishment and controversial federal sentencing guidelines. Focusing on the philosophical issues and moral dilemmas within the field of criminal justice, this course, offered by our accredited school partners, takes a critical look a the principles of justice, deontology and utilitarianism as well as the various players within the system. Policing, researching, investigating, trying and incarcerating individuals within the criminal justice system raises a myriad of ethical considerations and the overall scope of state control. All of these issues are discussed before the backdrop of Constitutional considerations that are meant to reflect societal ethics, but poses a number of questions to students that encourage their own critical thinking.

Overall, this course looks at the ethical dilemmas and professional problems faced by criminal justice personnel and the overall society they represent – a society that includes both accused and convicted criminals. Students review various ethical perspectives and discuss the practical applicability of ethical ideals. Enroll through one of our accredited university or college partners today!

Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors review student work, student progress, and interact with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

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Class Details

Online 24/7

NA - Online

Start Date:upon registration



Registration Closes On
Monday, November 19, 2018 @ 2:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
Online 24/7 N/A - Online

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ID: 65623

StartDate: upon registration
Online 24/7