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The History and Future of Criminal Justice

Who played the greatest role in creating our new discipline, profession, and science of criminal justice: the courts? Congress? The administration? The universities? Explain your answer.

Why was criminal justice not regarded as "system" in the past and why is it now regarded as such"?

Should capital punishment be imposed on persons as young as eleven years who are charged with homicide? List arguments for and against this proposition.

It has been argued that the United States does not need the International Criminal Court, nor any convention against transnational crime, as it is strong enough to protect its own interest. Argue for and against this proposition.

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Who played the greatest role in creating our new discipline, profession, and science of criminal justice: the courts? Congress? The administration? The universities? Explain your answer.

The courts played the greatest role because the Courts have shaped how citizen's rights and criminal justice have been interpreted in the 20th century and continue to do so in the 21st century. Decisions such as the one rendered in Miranda as well as those rendered in many other Supreme Court decisions under the Warren Court have shaped the new discipline, profession, and science of the criminal justice system than any other entity.

Why was criminal justice not regarded as "system" in the past and why is it now regarded as such"?

It was not regarded as a system because of the lack of ...

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The history and future of criminal justice are determined.

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