Ethics and Accountability in Criminal Justice: Towards a Universal Standard
Australian Academic Press
1 Jan 2009
"Unique in the criminology literature. Well written, and accessible to a wide range of readers." - Professor Jenny Fleming, Tasmanian Institute of Law Enforcement Studies "Presents a series of policy recommendations that are potentially controversial but practical and progressive." Professor Rick Sarre, University of South Australia This book is designed to meet head on the urgent need for academics, advocates and policymakers to develop universal ethical standards in criminal justice practice. By using quality research and policy analysis focusing on the core components of the criminal justice system - police, courts and corrections- Professor Prenzler formulates a basic checklist that can be used to assess the ethical quality and accountability of the criminal justice system in any jurisdiction.