CRJ 608

Ethics in Criminal Justice

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Fall II Main campus No

Level: Graduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This course conducts an inquiry into the principles of justice and ethics as they relate to criminal justice in contemporary American society. Students are immersed in a compendium of ethical theory and relate theory to an in-depth analysis of the diverse ethical issues encountered in the criminal justice profession. Using a case study approach, students apply theory to such topics as discretion, investigations, prosecutions, incarceration, use of deadly force, misconduct across the criminal justice spectrum, civil disobedience, undercover operations and privacy.