criminal justice

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criminal justice

n. a generic term for the procedure by which criminal conduct is investigated, arrests made, evidence gathered, charges brought, defenses raised, trials conducted, sentences rendered, and punishment carried out.

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Nicolson, once a temporary deputy chief constable at Strathclyde, also conducted a criminal inquiry into Orr, which was dropped after finding no evidence of wrongdoing.
The filing described a federal criminal inquiry in parallel to the civil investigation, but did not provide further details.
The filing described a criminal inquiry from the US Attorney Office in parallel to the civil investigation, but did not provide further details.
The cabinet in Cyprus has decided to launch a criminal inquiry into the causes of the country's economic meltdown.
POLICE have launched a criminal inquiry after a four-monthold baby was found with a dummy taped to his face at a scandal-hit Midland hospital.
Mr McLuckie's arrest was made by officers conducting the Operation Sacristy criminal inquiry into Cleveland Police Authority.
Labour had called for a criminal inquiry into the Tory peer's expenses.
Police are launching a full criminal inquiry after detectives examined video taken at a Premier League game between London sides Chelsea and Ferdinand's club Queens Park Rangers on Sunday October 23.
ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU) is investigating the allegations and helping police with their criminal inquiry.
Imran Khan demanded of the ECP to conduct judicial inquiry and the government to carry out criminal inquiry of the rigging issue and blocked the result till the completion of inquiry.
The Spanish judge noted that Israel had not decided to launch a criminal inquiry.
A criminal inquiry has been opened, with Minsk police chief Anatoly Kuleshov telling ITAR-TASS he suspected "hooliganism.

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