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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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heaped and crowded into an obscure corner of the audience chamber of Embas du Châtelet, between a stout oaken barrier and the wall, had been gazing blissfully at the varied and cheerful spectacle of civil and criminal justice dispensed by Master Florian Barbedienne,
For all his genius, Thomas Edison--who reportedly succeeded in developing the lightbulb only after numerous "failures"--likely would not have survived as a criminal justice administrator.
Synopsis: "Ethnicity and Criminal Justice in the Era of Mass Incarceration: A Critical Reader on the Latino Experience" is designed as a Latino reader in criminal justice, covering a much broader spectrum of the Latino experience in criminal justice and society, while giving readers a broad overview of the Latino experience in a single volume.
As experts in criminal justice, the Missouri Peace Officers Association works to advance the science and art of criminal justice services, and to promote the criminal justice profession.
The Core Group comprises stakeholders from Federal as well as Provincial governments, civil society, political parties and international organizations working on criminal justice system reforms in Pakistan.
The Expert Forum, organized by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in co-operation with the OSCE field missions in Central Asia and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), highlighted the importance of respecting the rule of law and human rights in criminal justice systems.
In 2012, Justice Minister David Ford asked CJINI to undertake a review of the current and projected cost and impact of dealing with the past across criminal justice agencies to better inform political and public debate.
The Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner, Barry Coppinger, is championing the first Criminal Justice Volunteer Fair which will highlight what criminal justice services are available on Teesside and how people can become involved in them.
of North Carolina) provides a global comparative examination of criminal justice systems and philosophies around the world, with the thematic concern of the impacts of modernization and globalization providing a unifying thread throughout.
Fear-driven and conceptually devoid policies adopted since the 1970s have turned America into a carceral state with criminal justice supervision rates higher than those in most nations in the world (Gottschalk, 2011).
In April, we launched a consultation looking at how people can have more of a say in criminal justice - to have more say in what needs to be done to tackle local problems, to have local concerns taken into account, and to have a say in how offenders right the wrongs they've committed.
The Chief Inspectors of the Criminal Justice Inspectorates found the West Midlands Criminal Justice Board met most targets, including raising public confidence in the system, enforcing fines, and improving services to victims and witnesses.

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