Crime- Conduct in violation of the criminal laws of a state, the federal government, or a local
jurisdiction for which there is no legally acceptable justification or excuse.
Individual Rights-The rights guaranteed to all members of American society by th
Criminal Justice Today
Goals of the Criminal Justice System
1. Doing Justice
2. Controlling Crime
3. Preventing Crime
Doing Justice-offenders are held full accountable for their actions the rights of persons
What purpose does plea bargaining serve for the defense and the prosecutor? Do you believe that
it is a fair practice? Explain your answer.
Plea Bargaining is often a good outcome for both the defense and prosecutor. For defendants
plea bargaining means r