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By John Kleinig

This textbook seems on the major moral questions that confront the felony justice process - legislature, legislation enforcement, courts, and corrections - and people who paintings inside that method, in particular cops, prosecutors, defence attorneys, judges, juries, and criminal officials. John Kleinig units the problems within the context of a liberal democratic society and its moral and legislative underpinnings, and illustrates them with a large and overseas variety of real-life case reviews. subject matters coated contain discretion, capital punishment, terrorism, restorative justice, and re-entry. Kleinig's dialogue is either philosophically acute and level-headed in institutional realities, and may allow scholars to have interaction productively with the moral questions which they come upon either now and sooner or later - no matter if as legal justice execs or as reflective citizens.

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