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ISBN: 9781773630113-12

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The Criminal Justice System

From: Pursuing Justice Second Edition

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OBJECTIVES

Defining Crime

Measuring Crime

Correlate of Crime

Race and Ethnicity

Drug and Alcohol Use

Past Victimization and Trauma

Goals of the Criminal Justice System

Parts of the Criminal Justice System

The Police (Law Enforcement)

The Courts (Adjudicating Offences)

Corrections (Punishment and Rehabilitation)

The Bottom Line: Crime, Justice and the CJS in Canada

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Sarah Britto

Sarah Britto is a professor in the Department of Justice Studies at the University of Regina. Her primary research interests include understanding crime-related public perceptions, restorative justice and capital crimes and gender inequality and violence crime.

Nicholas A. Jones

Nicholas A. Jones is an associate professor in the Department of Justice Studies at the University of Regina. His research interests include restorative justice, transitional justice, genocide, policing and Indigenous justice issues.

Rick Ruddell

Rick Ruddell is a professor and Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies at the University of Regina. He has published extensively on crime, community perceptions of law enforcement, policing in remote communities and the economics of policing.