drug use prostitution gambling and porn are voluntary exchanges between persons

Drug use prostitution gambling and porn are voluntary

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drug use, prostitution, gambling and porn are voluntary exchanges between persons who desire goods or services from each other White collar committed by respectable people of high status in the course of their occupation i llegal acts committed by affluent people in their business activities (ex: tax or stock fraud, bribery) Professional career criminals with status among peers (ex: safecracking and burglary) - Organized Crimes Planned ways of making a living that involve committing offences for material benefit LARGE-SCALE, HIGHLY STRUCTURED ASSOCIATIONS OR SYNDICATES THAT USE CORRUPTION AND VIOLENCE IN ORDER TO MAXIMIZE PROFITS - The overview of the Criminal Justice System The institution that = arrests, determines guilt of innocence and punishes the guilty Police, courts, corrections The Structure Police 660,000 OFFICERS Lots of anti-police attitudes Community policing approach Getting people involved in policing Courts THE ADVERSARIAL PRINCIPLE Defendants innocent until proven guilty 4 kinds of crime and 4 kinds of treatment » The celebrated cases » Serious felonies
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» Less serious felonies » Misdemeanors THE INQUISITORIAL PRINCIPLE Judge has expanded role, calling witnesses and asking the questions - Rehabilitation, Deterrence, Retribution, Incapacitation Rehabilitation - Reform criminals to help them become law-abiding citizens Deterrence - Discourage crime by imposing significant cost on those who offend Retribution – revenge Eye for an eye Incapacitation - Imprison those believed to pose a threat to society
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