Ethics and Racial Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System

Explore the topic of racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.

In “Criminal Justice Ethics,” chapter 4, and specifically the section called “Racial Disparities and Public Opinion,” the author Cyndi L. Banks quotes Moore that “Americans seem to have reached a point of fatigue…” (p. 111). What does this mean, and what is your opinion on this subject as it relates to criminology and criminal Justice? From this chapter, list three surprising things you learned about ethics. In your answer, discuss what patterns the stats on LGBTQ individuals and hate crimes show. The question of racial discrimination in the CJ system is complex. Please discuss briefly and make sure to use information from your textbook to support your argument.