Ethical dilemmas involves the “front-page test.”
A common approach to addressing ethical dilemmas involves the “front-page test.” This is a quick ethics test
that asks whether you would feel comfortable with your decision if your action was published on the front page
of a newspaper. The thought behind this test is — if you would not want your action to be publicized, there might
be an ethical problem with your decision.
Utilize Internet search engines to identify a scenario that directly or indirectly relates to a topic we discussed this
semester (i.e., an ethical transgression involving a criminal justice practitioner). Would the criminal justice
practitioner’s actions pass the “front-page test”? Thoroughly explain your answer.