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Unformatted text preview: It assumes that every attempt to repress crime must be made. Key points are the efficiency and capacity to catch, try, convict, and punish a high percentage of offenders; as well as, stressing speed and finality. It places the goal of crime control foremost, placing less emphasis on protecting individuals’ rights. The goal of law is to protect citizens from each other not from a powerful government. Because the founding fathers realized that mistakes might be made such as a powerful government. They designed our government with the knowledge that if our government got to the point where it became too powerful that it is the right of every citizen to cause change either through elections removing officials who seek to repress individual liberties or in extreme cases overthrow current government and start fresh if circumstances so called for....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ADM J 111 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '06 term at Penn State.
- Fall '06