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Ethical Dilemma Worksheet CJA/324 Version 3 1 University of Phoenix Material Ethical Dilemma Worksheet Incident Review 1. What is the ethical issue or problem? Identify the issue succinctly. The husband in due course is convicted of driving while under the influence following a jury trial. It turns out to be his third conviction if so the sentencing range for this offense could fall anywhere between zero to 365 days in jail, the standard sentence for a third time offense usually begins at a minimum of 90 days in custody. 2. What are the most important facts? Which facts have the most bearing on the ethical decision presented? Include any important potential economic, social, or political pressures, and exclude inconsequential facts. In the course of the enquiry, the probation officer learns that the husband had served in the U.S. military in Somalia. . In the course of this duty, he was taken by enemy soldiers and placed into a black metal box the size of a casket where he endured for the better part of 6 weeks. Medical and psychiatric records endorse that the husband agonizes from post-traumatic stress disorder and has reverted to the level of a 10-year-old because of his captivity in Somalia. In the view of his handling psychiatrists, any lengthy imprisonment, even for a few hours, could cause even additional regression and could activate volatile outbreaks and disturbing memories 3. Identify each claimant (key actor) who has an interest in the outcome of this ethical issue. From the perspective of the moral agent—the individual contemplating an ethical course of action—what obligation is owed to the claimant? Why?
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