Historical-political approach to the study of comparative justice systems

Political culture and politicized justice form the basis for a better understanding of a comparative criminal justice system. Culture and political power structures that are present in a given country determines the behavior of the justice system in that country.

Use newspapers, magazines, or the Internet to find some examples of how a country borrowed an idea or way of operating criminal justice from another.

What are the advantages of using a historical-political approach to the study of comparative justice systems?

Solution Summary

The advantages of using a historical-political approach to the study of comparative justice systems are noted.