World Communication Essay

885 WordsFeb 18, 20144 Pages
Introduction Ethics is considered as a moral philosophy, which is a branch of philosophy regarding the overall study of some of the queries of do's and don'ts, rights and wrongs in the society living. Ethics come out with the moral judgments of the deeds which an individual as a citizen has to follow and this concept bring about differentiation about the good and bad, wrong and right. The wrong and right deeds and qualities ultimately assign moral judgments to the actions and behavior of an individual (Wolfgang, 1982). The concept of ethics revolves around three main branches, which are Meta-Ethics: that is concerned about the processes and procedures, logical structures, language and the ways of thinking utilized in the understanding of ethical terminologies, for instance; what actually the known term “ good” entails, the second one is Normative Ethics: that is concerned with the processes that sets the standards of conducting and behaving of individuals, and the last one is Applied Ethics: which deals with the solution of moral and practical issues which come out as an outcome of certain situations, it mostly happens in the professional settings for instance law and medicine(Roberts, 2005). This paper will be considering ethics in criminal justice system of United States. Discussion From the ancient times, citizens are having contact with the justice and the judiciary was involved in contact with the people only when people were caught being involved in a process of doing something against defined rules and declared regulations. In that sense, the judiciary was considered as an inaccessible to some extent to the common people, as it has remained cloistered in offices, inaccessible that so far have turned out for public scrutiny, have often been seen as real "palaces" paradoxically called justice. But now the situation has changed or is changing. The
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