UNIT 6 TEXT QUESTIONS Review Questions 1. Identify and discuss two different goals that the criminal justice system has. Answer: One of the goals that the criminal justice system has is deterrence, which is when someone sees punishments given to those that commit crimes, people would be less likely to commit those crimes. Another goal is incapacitation, which is when they take criminals and put them in secluded areas so that they cannot harm society. 2. What are two different types of deterrence? Describe each type. Answer: One of the types of deterrence is general deterrence which is when the law puts punishments on criminals so that individuals can see them and not want to commit the crimes. Specific deterrence is when a certain person is giving a punishment in hopes that it will stop that person from committing the same crime. 3. Why are victims considered the first “gatekeepers” of the criminal justice system?
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- Criminal Justice, criminal law