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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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The criminal justice system modernization strategy is the result of an internal review that found that Manitoba has the highest adult incarceration rate among provinces with high violent crime and recidivism rates.
The glaring defects in the criminal justice system are especially acute for Pakistanis, who face substantial difficulties finding legal assistance, navigating Saudi court procedures, and getting consular services from Pakistani Embassy officials,' stated the report.
He said that military courts were not solution to the current malaise rather the Criminal Justice System should be examined to overcome faults in the judicial system.
If both Scotland and the North of Ireland can successfully run a criminal justice system that reflects their values, then a Welsh way of justice would be equally successful.
Stakeholders from all roles in the criminal justice system, including people like me, Sheriff Tom Turner, District Attorney Alex Gardner, the people of Sponsors, probation officers, and many more like my friend Tom English (see his guest viewpoint in the May 5 Register-Guard), know that rehabilitation is possible.
With speakers from across the Criminal Justice System, the programme provides the opportunity to gain clarity on legislation and what information should be shared; showcasing best practice case study examples to benchmark your own systems and protocols against.
Earning potential is severely limited by involvement in the criminal justice system.
Pollock, provides readers with a comprehensive overview of the major components of the criminal justice system from a social control perspective.
The paper generates insights about the role of the state in the criminal trial, the legitimacy of criminal justice practices, the basic institutions of the criminal justice system, the state's exercise of coercive power through the criminal justice system, and sources of legitimation for the criminal justice system.
A CONSULTANTS' company received almost pounds 18million reviewing the criminal justice system, it was revealed last night.
The Law Society has warned that the criminal justice system will be pushed to breaking point by Alistair Darling's plans to cut pounds 360m from the budget.

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