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Capitol Punishment Ethical Theories

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The ethical theories are normative ethics, utilitarianism, deontological, teleology, categorical imperative, and peacemaking philosophy.

Defend or reject the use of capital punishment with one or more of the ethical theories discussed so far in this course.

Describe the three ethical frameworks for punishment: utilitarianism, deontology, and peacemaking. Which one do you think should serve as the ethical framework for punishment today? Why?

Ethical principles are not as clear-cut for probation officers as they are for police officers. A probation officer must serve as both a mentor to the clients as well as a law enforcer. Discuss the ethical systems that guide the work of a probation officer and describe how they may present the officer with difficulties on the job.

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The ethical theories are normative ethics, utilitarianism, deontological, teleology, categorical imperative, and peacemaking philosophy.
Defend or reject the use of capital punishment with one or more of the ethical theories discussed so far in this course.

I will defend the use of capital punishment by focusing on utilitarianism wherein the greater good of civilization is achieved when a murderer is executed, which prevents the person from ever murdering again. This is the morally right action because it produces the most good wherein the person who was a murderer is prevented from harming society again as they are eliminated from society for their murderous crime. If the person is in prison, they could murder staff, other prisoners, etc., which means that the greatest good for ...

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The ethical theories of capitol punishment are examined. Normative ethics, utilitarianism, deontological, teleology, categorical imperative, and peacemaking philosophy are given.

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