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Packer's Crime Control and Due Process Models Crime Control Model o Assumes freedom is so important every effort must be made to repress crime o Make decisions that identify factual guilt o Follows rules that emphasize repression of criminal activity o Efficiency of action Speed and finality o Requires high apprehension and conviction rates by excluding those not likely to be guilty Due Process Model o Assumes freedom is so important that every effort must be made to ensure government intrusion follows legal procedure o Make decisions that will identify legal guilt o Follows rules emphasizing containing government’s level of intrusion into citizen’s lives o Emphasizes legitimacy of action o Insists on formal, adjudicative, adversarial, fact-finding process, even at expense of maximum efficiency o M’Naughtan Rule If you cannot understand/appreciate the consequences of your act you cannot be held accountable for it Care, custody and control, as it relates to the correctional process
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