Everyday Ethics - Coggle Diagram
Adherence to the mandates outlined in the Constitution and to professional standards of decency.
Everyday application of moral principles.
Within Criminal Justice:
Four elements that we ecncounter:
Duty to enforce the law
Duty to uphold consitution
We are public servants
Hard and unfavorable, but a must.
Proactive function that keeps individuals away from starting a life of crime.
Retrain individuals to become law-abiding citizens
Make individuals pay back for the damage
Take individuals freedom away
Common in ALL professions
Right & Wrong
We have an innate motivation to do what is right.
Focuses on motive not action
Cause & Effect
Things that produce pleasure or favorable outcomes are morally superior
Focuses on consequences not motive
actions are ethically superior if others in society would do likewise
: are the actions useful for the majority?
Code of Conduct
Spells out basic and common rules of behavior
Not influenced by others lack