Ethics and Criminal Justice Systems
The required textbook chapters and “The Importance of Ethics in Criminal Justice” article discuss varying applications of ethics throughout the criminal justice system (Chauhan & Srivastava, 2009). In your discussion post, provide an analysis of the significance of ethics in the criminal justice system. Provide an example from within the past 10 years of a situation where either the functioning or public impression of the criminal justice system was harmed due to lack of proper ethical conduct. Explain how proper ethical decision making would have alleviated the problem in your example.