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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David Ford said: It is crucial that victims of crime receive appropriate support and services, given the vital role they play in the criminal justice system.
We've brought together an amazing Coalition of prominent and diverse organizations from across the aisle to help solve the issues facing our criminal justice system.
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.
Judge of the apex court expressed these views at the conclusion of a one-week colloquium for the capacity building of the main stakeholders of the Criminal Justice System in Pakistan.
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.
1) Confronted with this evidence and a burgeoning elderly population, the criminal justice system is rapidly embracing elder abuse as a criminal justice concern.

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