Goals of Criminal Justice
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The paper discusses goals of the criminal justice system based on the book, "Criminal Justice in America" by Cole and Smith.
From the Paper:"The American criminal justice system has three overarching goals as described by Cole and Smith. The first and perhaps most significant goal of this complex system is doing justice - ensuring that all individuals are treated equally, equitably and fairly, under laws that are not discriminatory and which are applied universally. The two other goals derive from this central goal and consist first of preventing crime and second of controlling crime. As Calvi and Coleman point out, the criminal justice system functions..."
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Goals of Criminal Justice (2008, December 01) Retrieved December 02, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/goals-of-criminal-justice-125527/
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