- Should male and female officers have the same duties in a police department? Explain your reasoning.
- How can education enhance the effectiveness of police officers?
- Do you think that an officer working the street will eventually produce a cynical personality and distrust for civilians? Explain.
- A police officer orders an unarmed person from running away from a burglary stop; the suspect keeps running and is shot and killed by the officer. Has the officer committed murder? Explain.
- Specialized courts (such as drug courts) are popping up all over the country. What is your assessment of this trend? Why do you feel this way?
- Should attorneys disclose information given to them by their clients about participation in earlier unsolved crimes?
- Should defense attorneys cooperate with a prosecutor if it means their clients will go to jail?
- Should a prosecutor have absolute discretion over which cases to proceed on and which to drop?