PART A. (75 Words)
This week you’re learning about different ethical systems. Share with the class a time that you were with someone who was “unethical” and how did you handle the situation? Which ethical system applied to their “unethical” actions?
PART B. (2 Pages)
Research a government official who has been charged with ethics violations. This could be a police officer accused of taking bribes, a politician, judge, etc. Outline the charges, explain the issues in terms of the ethics associated with the Criminal Justice system and describe the ethical system that applies in this ethics violation(s).
Please include 2-3 references.
PART C. (75 Words)
What are the reasons a legislative body might designate specific conduct as criminal? What are the reasons a legislative body might not designate specific conduct as criminal? Discuss the relative importance of each of these reasons.
PART D. (75 Words)
Why is criminal law important in our society? What are some issues you think present problems within the criminal law system today and why?
PART E. (2 Pages)
Discuss whether or not the possession and carrying of firearms or the illegal purchase of a firearm are “victimless” crimes. Why are offenses such as these not usually listed as victimless crimes?