criminal justice

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criminal justice

n.
The system of law enforcement, the bar, the judiciary, corrections, and probation that is directly involved in the apprehension, prosecution, defense, sentencing, incarceration, and supervision of those suspected of or charged with criminal offenses.
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Manitoba Justice has been working tirelessly to review the criminal justice system to identify opportunities to improve services and outcomes while restoring public confidence.
It says the criminal justice system of Saudi Arabia is violating the right to due process and fair trials for Pakistani defendants.
But what keeps the criminal justice system dysfunctional in our country is the lack of coordination between institutions - a perennial issue in other spheres of life too.
While speaking at a press conference at the PBC office in the Supreme Court, he said that the Criminal Justice System has almost collapsed and the government, instead of fixing it, was making amendments to the constitution to set up special and military courts to try suspects
Our society is changing and it is vital that the criminal justice system moves with the times.
It is clear that if we want a justice system that is in line with our political values here in Wales, then responsibility for the whole of the criminal justice system should be devolved to us here in Wales," she will say.
An effective criminal justice system - one that is fair to all: defendant, prosecution, and the public - requires a fully functioning jail.
The purpose of this special edition is to explore the crossroads of mental health and criminal justice, including interventions tailored to divert persons with SMI from the criminal justice system or to reduce recidivism among persons with SMI.
New Position: In her new position as director of the Racial Disparities in the Arkansas Criminal Justice System project, Aiyetoro will head a 59-person committee--including law enforcement officials, judges, defense attorneys, victim representatives, corrections officials and others--to help improve the Arkansas criminal justice system.
The Criminal Justice System Efficiency Delivery Programme sets out the requirements for digital working to be achieved by April 2013.
During the time period that social work disengaged from the criminal justice system, policies proliferated throughout the United States to exclude justice-involved adults from conventional means of citizenry.
Malimath, former Chief Justice of Karnataka and Kerala High Courts, considered measures for revamping the criminal justice system and gave recommendations on various aspects of the criminal justice system including investigation, prosecution and the trial procedure in its Report submitted in March, 2003.

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