Discussion Question 2

Discussion Question 2 - I believe that the power should be...

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The text mentions that the federal government and the individual states share government powers related to the criminal justice system. How do you feel power should be distributed between state and federal systems? Explain your rationale. How would this affect the structure of the criminal justice system as we see it today?
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Unformatted text preview: I believe that the power should be distributed based on the crime, so to say. If it is a local crime, then the local government should take action. However, if it is a larger scale crime that goes state to state, then the federal government should step in. This is basically how the criminal justice systems work today....
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