the system of law enforcement, involving police, lawyers, courts, and corrections, used for all stages of criminal proceedings and punishment.
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How to use criminal justice in a sentence
The proposals would touch most parts of the criminal justice system, including policing and parole.Task force that includes D.C. attorney general suggests city ‘divest’ from police, with sweeping changes to justice system | Justin Wm. Moyer | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
Through her stories, Brooks avoids a didactic, finger-waving lecture on the virtues or failings of the criminal justice system.A Georgetown professor trades her classroom for a police beat | Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. | February 12, 2021 | Washington Post
A reporter shared the findings of this investigation with more than a dozen state and national experts in criminal justice, labor law, municipal finance and police accountability, including five who studied or worked with police union contracts.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts | by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
The fact San Diego law enforcement has access to the software at all is raising alarm bells in criminal justice circles.Local Law Enforcement Quiet on Relationships With ‘Predictive Policing’ Company | Jesse Marx | February 2, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
With $350 million put toward the new Justice Accelerator Fund over the next five years, the organization will focus on criminal justice advocacy.Human Capital: Alpha Global forms to unite Alphabet workers worldwide | Megan Rose Dickey | January 31, 2021 | TechCrunch
Steps can be taken to protect people with ID when they are involved with the criminal justice system.How the U.S. Justice System Screws Prisoners with Disabilities | Elizabeth Picciuto | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The contrast with the Wilson grand jury is a stunning illustration of the racial double standards in criminal justice.
No wonder criminal-justice reform is no longer the sole concern of balladeers and bleeding hearts.Here’s a Reform Even the Koch Brothers and George Soros Can Agree On | Tina Brown | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Other less obvious areas of potential agreement are criminal-justice reform and voting rights.Can Obama and a Republican Senate Find Common Ground? | Eleanor Clift | November 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Neither Michelle Nunn nor David Perdue, the two major Senate candidates in Georgia, talk about criminal justice reform.Why Isn’t Prison Justice on the Ballot This Tuesday? | Inimai Chettiar, Abigail Finkelman | November 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were strictly forbidden from intermeddling, under any pretext, with the discharge of civil or criminal justice.History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
In 1770 Sergeant Glynn, in Parliament, moved for an inquiry into the administration of criminal justice.The Trial of Theodore Parker | Theodore Parker
Everyone here is going to have to be processed through the criminal justice system.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
We see all the executive, all the civil and criminal justice of the country seized on by him.
The knowledge of this order would help a great deal in the administration of criminal justice.Criminal Psychology | Hans Gross