PART I:THE INTERACTION BETWEEN ETHICS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 1. The Importance of Ethics in Criminal Justice 2. Ethics and the Police 3. Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System 4. Lawyers and Ethics 5. The Purpose of Criminal Punishment 6. Ethics in Corrections 7. The Ethics of Criminal Justice Policy Making 8. Ethics and the "War on Terrorism 9. Media Ethics and Criminal Justice PART II: THE APPLICATION OF ETHICAL THEORIES TO THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM 10. Duty and Principle 11. Considering the Consequences 12. The Importance of Character 13. Egoism, Pleasure, and Indifference 14. A Sense of Justice 15. Caring for Others
Cyndi Banks is a professor of criminology and criminal justice and Dean of University College at Northern Arizona University. She has more than 24 years experience of research and project implementation in developing countries in the fields of juvenile justice, probation, justice policy, and child rights. She has worked as a criminologist in Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Iraq, Kurdistan, Timor Leste, Sudan, and Myanmar. She is the author of numerous articles and books, including Criminal Justice Ethics; Youth, Crime and Justice; Developing Cultural Criminology: Theory and Practice in Papua New Guinea; and Alaska Native Juveniles in Detention.