American Criminal Justice System Analytical Essay by The Research Group

American Criminal Justice System
The paper discusses the American criminal justice system and what issues must be addressed when revising the system.
# 72061 | 675 words | 5 sources | APA | 2004 | US


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The paper contends that any solution that hopes to revise the American criminal justice system must address five issues. The paper details these issues: A lack of racial parity in criminal justice, a lack of socio-economic parity, overcrowding in the courts, overcrowding in the prisons and the rehabilitation of the thousands of prisoners when they are released.

From the Paper:

"That the criminal justice system in the United States is biased is beyond dispute. Statistics abound that all confirm the same thing; if you are white and wealthy in the US, the odds that you will end up in jail are remarkably slim. Felony convictions send a disproportionately high number of African American and Hispanic men to prison, while their Caucasian counterparts remain free. The reasons behind this phenomenon are many - too many to be listed in this brief overview."

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American Criminal Justice System (2004, December 01) Retrieved April 06, 2020, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/american-criminal-justice-system-72061/

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"American Criminal Justice System" 01 December 2004. Web. 06 April. 2020. <https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/american-criminal-justice-system-72061/>

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