The Criminal Justice System
The criminal justice system is made up of three main branches, including law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections. The system as a whole can be viewed and analyzed from different perspectives and considered in terms of different outcomes. After completing this week’s required reading:
- Provide your own definition for the criminal justice system.
- What is the purpose of the criminal justice system?
- Provide definitions for each of the three main branches: law enforcement, the judiciary, and corrections. What role does each branch fulfill? How do the branches work together?
- Identify and discuss a social justice issue in contemporary society (within the last two years) that specifically relates to equality, solidarity, or human rights. Make sure to cite a specific article or resource that covers this issue.
Guided Response: Your initial post should be at least 350 words in length. Support your claims with examples from the required material(s) and scholarly (Links to an external site.) resources, and properly cite any references.