Branches of Criminal Justice System

An Introduction To Criminal Justice System :

Criminal Justice alludes to the organizations/agencies of government accused of implementing law, adjudicating crime, and correcting criminal behavior. The criminal justice system is basically an instrument of social control: society considers some behaviours so hazardous and destructive that it either entirely controls their event or outlaws them outright. It is the occupation of the organizations of justice to prevent these practices by capturing and punishing transgressors or deterring their future occurrence. In spite of the fact that society maintains different types of social control, for example, the family, school, and church, they are intended to manage good, not lawful, misbehavior.  Just the criminal justice system has the ability to control crime and punish culprits.

Definition :

  1. The term criminal justice refers to the agencies of government charged with enforcing law, adjudicating criminals, and correcting criminal conduct.
  2. A criminal justice system is a set of legal and social institutions for enforcing the criminal law in accordance with a defined set of procedural rules and limitations.
  3. A criminal justice system is a set of legal and social institutions for enforcing the criminal law.
  • The phrase criminal justice system refers to a collection of federal, state, and local public agencies that deal with the crime problem.The Branches of Criminal Justice System :

    1) LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
    2) JUDICIAL BRANCH
    3) THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH

    Branches of Criminal Justice System
    Branches of Criminal Justice System

    1) LEGISLATIVE BRANCH :
    It Defines criminal behavior,
    Establishes penalties ,
    Passes laws governing criminal procedure ,
    Provide funding for criminal justice agencies.

    2) JUDICIAL BRANCH :
    The guilt of persons charged with crimes,
    Interpret the law,
    Administers the process by which criminal responsibility is determined.

    3) THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH :
    Executive power is given to the president, governors, and mayors,
    Carries out (executes) many acts of government,
    Holds powers of appointment and Pardons,
    They can lead efforts to improve criminal justice,
    Provides leadership for crime control.

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