criminal justice

Definition of "criminal justice"
  1. The process of the investigation of illegal behavior, the arrest of suspects, collection of proof, initiation of legal accusations, allowance of defenses, conducting of trials, passing of sentences, and execution of penalties
How to use "criminal justice" in a sentence
  1. The pathway of criminal justice involves several key stages from investigation to sentencing.
  2. She decided to study criminal justice to better understand how the system addresses crime.
  3. The reform focuses on improving fairness in the criminal justice process.

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