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1 Chapter 3 The Criminal Justice System CJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice Dr. Michael Blankenship Learning Objectives s goals of criminal justice system s existence, organization, and jurisdiction of national and state criminal justice systems, including the dual court system s criminal justice as a "system," s primary agencies of criminal justice and prevalence of local agencies and institutions s flow of decision making in the criminal justice system s crime and justice in a multicultural society What is criminal justice? s The criminal justice system is b people b organizations b process b data and research
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2 Two Justice Systems s Federalism b power divided between central and state governments s Activities of national and state systems of criminal justice differ in scope and purpose b state systems handle alleged violations of state law b federal system handles alleged violations of federal law Expansion of Federal Involvement s Federal involvement in the criminal justice system has slowly expanded
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