Week 1 Checkpoint - Criminal Justice in Action • Write a...

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3. CheckPoint: Models of the Criminal Justice System In order to develop an understanding of the American criminal justice system, one must recognize and evaluate the values that operate within the system. Many fundamental decisions are influenced by the nature of these values: to punish or to protect? Resources: Pages 18-20 of
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Unformatted text preview: Criminal Justice in Action • Write a 200- to 300-word response comparing and contrasting the two models for the American criminal justice system: the crime control model and the due process model. Which aspect of the system do you believe is more effective? Explain why. • Post your CheckPoint as an attachment....
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2012 for the course CRIMINAL J CJS200 taught by Professor Quentingerbich during the Fall '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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