Model Rule Sentencing Case Study

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Ashley Smith
CRJU 1400
LU 7 Review Questions Review Questions for Learning Unit Seven
What governs the ethical conduct of lawyers?
Discuss the pros and cons of plea bargaining.
What has the U.S. Supreme Court held in regards to the professional misconduct of prosecutors? (in terms of punishment)
How do forfeiture laws help to deter the conduct of mob lawyers?
Describe the two important kinds of decisions that judges are required to make?
If you were a defense attorney, how would you defend your responsibilities (of defending your client) to those who might ask?
Sentencing of offenders is assessed differently using different ethical perspectives. Explain.
Read exercise 7.4 (pg 109) and answer the posed question.
Read exercise 7.6 (pg 109) and answer the posed question. Model …show more content…

Utilitarianism is the act committed, ways to prevent new crimes, and how to stop from repeating the crime. Last virtue ethics is character of the person, it is to achieve civil peace through moral virtues, and it helps rehabilitate or reform the offender.
If Nifong believed that the defendants were in fact guilty then he could use the evidence he had against them. He had enough to support the beliefs that he had; therefore, if he believed them to be guilty, he could have gathered enough evidence to support that belief rather than hide the proof favorable to the defendants.
I do not see the moral permissibility to bring charges to FedEx. FedEx delivers over 10 million packages from third party companies, and I believe that they are not at fault for the internet 's lack of security for non-prescript drugs to be ordered. They are doing their jobs to deliver a package, and though they should have security when making those kinds of deliveries, but I also believe they did the right thing by making customers pick the prescriptions up at the FedEx

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