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Criminal Case Process Text Questions Review Questions 1. Identify and discuss two different goals that the criminal justice system has. Punishment- The criminal justice system dishes out punishment to individuals who have broken the law. The idea is to teach the individuals that they are responsible for their actions. Incapacitation- This is sort of a societal protection to keep these individuals from harming society and themselves which is theoretically supposed to work. 2. What are two different types of deterrence? Describe each type. General deterrence- The idea that if people see the punishments given to offenders they will be less likely to commit the crime. Specific deterrence- When a specific person is punished harshly to prevent other people from committing the same crime. 3. Why are victims considered the first “gatekeepers” of the criminal justice system? They are considered the "gatekeepers" of the whole system because victims
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