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Decision-making in the criminal justice system

Don M. Gottfredson

Decision-making in the criminal justice system

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by Don M. Gottfredson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, National Institute of Mental Health, Center for Studies of Crime and Delinquency : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Rockville, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Don M. Gottfredson.
    SeriesCrime and delinquency issues, DHEW publication -- no. (ADM) 75-238.
    ContributionsCenter for Studies of Crime and Delinquency (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17515426M

    The study of decisions in the criminal justice process provides a useful focus for the examination of many fundamental aspects of criminal jus tice. These decisions are not always highly visible. They are made, or dinarily, within wide areas of discretion. The aims of the decisions are not always clear, and, indeed, the principal objectives of these decisions are often the subject of much debate. The exercise of discretion in the criminal justice system and related agencies often plays a key part in decisions which are made, and it is a concept central to the meaning of justice. Yet definitions of discretion are far from clear, and despite widespread recognition of its importance, it is a highly contentious concept and there is much controversy on its nature and legitimacy.

      Alec Karakatsanis’s book “Usual Cruelty” is a powerful takedown of the U.S. mass punishment bureaucracy, also known as the criminal justice system. called legal decision-making, and. Develop the ethical decision-making skills that are essential in the field of criminal justice with the or corrections, this book delivers the information and tools you need to deal effectively with ethical challenges on the job. Paperback: pages The O.J. Simpson Case and the Criminal Justice System Report Writing for Criminal Justice.

    Florida State College of Criminology & Criminal Justice. Mark T. Berg, Eric A. Stewart, Rod K. Brunson, Ronald L. Simons. “Neighborhood Cultural Heterogeneity and Adolescent Violence” Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Daniel P. Mears, Sarah Bacon. “Improving Criminal Justice Through Better Decision Making: Lessons from the Medical System” Journal of Criminal Justice. Readers not only find coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the very foundation of ethical decision-making, but also the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice--the war on terror, privatization, community corrections, the death penalty, the effect of the economic slowdown on the CJ system, the misuse of power Book Edition: 8th


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Decision-making in the criminal justice system by Don M. Gottfredson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Criminal justice professionals have limited time to make critical decisions, which could mean the difference between life and death. While there is no decision-making process that is foolproof, training, conditioning, and practice among criminal justice leadership can help these professionals react more rationally and strategically in the heat of the moment.

The book focuses on the decision making process in the criminal justice system. The decision making approach organizes the vast subject content into the formal and informal decision making in the major public agencies that make up the criminal justice system- police, courts, and corrections.

Influence on ethical decision making in criminal justice system. Additionally, can we successfully predict which individuals will perform unethical or immoral actions.

Also, describe the types of behavior and personnel who frequently engage in unethical conduct. According to the value of crime control model, criminal justice exists to reduce crime for the good of the whole society.

According to the value of due process model, the mission of criminal justice is to guarantee fair procedures for every individual caught up in the system. Criminal Justice news clips that bring extra coverage of current events into the book, connecting multiple brief news clips to core chapter content; Criminal Justice in Practice: Decision Making Scenarios that encourage a deeper understanding of key concepts by placing students in the role of criminal justice professionals in real-life situations.

crime presents, the criminal justice system has an obligation to have and maintain all of the tool sets it might need to be capable of handling these situations to the absolute best of its ability.

The study of ethics presents an opportunity for the criminal justice system File Size: 1MB. Researchers have theorized how judges’ decision‐making may result in the disproportionate presence of Blacks and Latinos in the criminal justice system.

Yet, we have little evidence about how judges make sense of these disparities and what, if Cited by: a model of the criminal justice system that assumes freedom is so important that every effort must be made to ensure that criminal decisions are based on reliable information it emphasizes the adversarial process, the rights of defendants, and formal decision-making procedures.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. This text is designed to introduce students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system. Its greatest strengths are its balanced coverage of 1) all three segments of the CJ system-police, courts, and corrections-and 2) both philosophical principles/theories and hands-on criminal justice issues and applications.

The concluding chapter discusses policymaking and ethical decision making in criminal justice. Chapter objectives, chapter outlines, critical thinking queries, review questions, and suggested readings are provided for each chapter.

A item bibliography, a glossary, and name and subject indexes Main Term(s): Criminology: Index Term(s). Racism, discrimination, and unlawful arrest were also part of the discretionary decision-making that took place.

Inthe President’s Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice was created by Lyndon B. Johnson to fight crime and. This text is designed to introduce students to ethical decision-making in the criminal justice system. Its greatest strengths are its balanced coverage of 1) all three segments of the CJ system-police, courts, and corrections-and 2) both philosophical principles/theories and hands-on criminal justice issues and applications/5(4).

Alec Karakatsanis’s book “Usual Cruelty” is a powerful takedown of the U.S. mass punishment bureaucracy, also known as the criminal justice system. This book provides an overview of the criminal justice system of the United States. It is intended to provide the introductory student a concise yet balanced introduction to the workings of the legal system as well as policing, courts, corrections, and juvenile justice.

Six chapters, each divided into fiveFile Size: KB. Book Description. Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the ninth edition continues to deliver a broad scope of topics, focusing on law enforcement, legal practice, sentencing, corrections, research, crime control policy, and.

The item Decision making in criminal justice: toward the rational exercise of discretion, Michael R. Gottfredson and Don M. Gottfredson represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Boston University Libraries.

Criminal justice decision-making is a species of legal decision-making generally, and these essays explore processes observable in other arenas of legal life. In a variety of studies, by a variety of hands, and with a variety of methods, many common themes emerge which deserve further by: Get this from a library.

Exercising discretion: decision making in the criminal justice system and beyond. [Loraine Gelsthorpe; Nicola Padfield;] -- This title seeks to explore the importance of discretion to an understanding of the nature of the 'making of justice' in theory and practice, taking as its starting point the wide discretionary.

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Familiarity and Conviction in the Criminal Justice System examines the notion of familiarity between an eyewitness/victim and a perpetrator, ranging from complete unfamiliarity (as with a total stranger) to a very familiar other.

Authors Joanna Pozzulo, Emily Pica, and Chelsea Sheahan define what is meant by "familiarity" in an eyewitness Author: Joanna Pozzulo, Chelsea Sheahan, Emily Pica. Redfield, who was editor of the ABA book “Enhancing Justice: Reducing Bias,” served as moderator for the recent webinar Equal Justice: Confronting Bias Within the Criminal Justice System.

Redfield was joined on the panel by Raymond C. Marshall, a partner and white-collar crime litigator with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in.Citizens, often a forgotten component of criminal justice, play a variety of important roles in American justice, and their involvement is crucial to the functioning of the justice system in a democratic society.

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