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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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London [UK], June 16 ( ANI ): The Police have launched a criminal inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire incident that has killed 17 people so far and injured 30 others, 15 of whom are critical.
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 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.
The committee's decision effectively made it toothless as some of the most controversial aspects of the events that led to Cyprus' current economic misery are the subject of a parallel criminal inquiry led by the police and the attorney-general, the remit of which was announced on Thursday.
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.
POLICE have launched a criminal inquiry after a four-month-old 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.
LIBYANS need justice over claims that British spies were involved in rendition and torture before the two countries can forge a positive relationship for the future, the detainee at the centre of a new criminal inquiry said last night.
His comments came as Scotland Yard launched a criminal inquiry, saying his allegations were so serious that they must be investigated immediately and could not wait for an official inquiry into British complicity in torture.
A YouTube video of an Israeli soldier apparently dancing next to a blindfolded female Muslim prisoner has prompted a criminal inquiry.

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