Russell Williams and Moral Disengagement Theory

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Russell Williams and Moral Disengagement Theory
Introduction
The case of Russell Williams was one of the most important criminal cases in 2010. What was interesting was that Williams appeared to be two different people. On the one hand many people described him as a highly moral and decent individual. For example, a former military officer who worked under Williams said of Williams, “He was funny, he liked to laugh and was beloved by everyone in the squadron, definitely someone often described as a nice guy”(Blatchford,2011,p.A.6). However, this was countered by his violent crimes. In “Williams case took toll on media; The ex-colonel's evidence stunned everyone in the courtroom, says Meghan Hurley” it is stated, “Williams pleaded guilty to...
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.....f moral conflict.
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