Morality, and the Criminal Justice System (Discussion 1)
Human rights are basically “natural rights […] that basic[ally] guarantees
exist and that all people possess them simply by virtue of being human.”
(p.177) An example of this is the right to live, we are born and deserve to die
a natural death. Another right would be to perform reasonable work for a
reasonable wage under safe conditions that do not unnecessarily cause harm,
injury or death.
Legal rights are developed by man and afford certain protections that other
men should abide by. These protections result in the orderly administration and
operation of communities and societies. There are many different types of legal
rights from criminal and processes, to medical and real estate that establish
who is responsible for what and under what conditions. They also create how
violators will be tried and punished.
Sometimes man creates laws that don’t quite make sense or don’t seem right.
That conflict is the result of clashing with a higher moral standard known as
moral rights. Moral rights are another form of human rights that exist simply
because of human existence and are “inalienable liberties and protections
[that] possess deeper and more enduring significance than any formal rights
that might or might not be created by government.” (p.178)
Williams, C. R., & Arriago, B. A. (2012). Ethics, crime, and criminal
justice (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle, NJ: Pearson Education, Inc.
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