criminal justice in Action The Criminal justice system as applied in today’s society is what I like to call a necessary evil. It is necessary to up hold the law and to regulate crime and at the same time there are flaws within the system that infringe upon human rights and create imbalances within some cultures of its subject. Some believe that the criminal justice system was created to set a standard of norms by which citizens of a community should abide by. When these norms were defied new norms of discipline were set as examples. Others believe that the criminal justice system was created as an all out attack of one social class against another. Whereby methods of confusion, suppression and most commonly social authority are used to stagger and immobilize its target.
As history has revealed evidence of such a system existent in the past, can it be the same or similar system has been modified to replicate itself in today’s society? Law and order go hand and hand in that one promotes the other. Therefore it is necessary that society is governed by some type of written rules that are fair and apply to every social group. By way of laws there is a basic understanding of individual rights and boundaries set. In an event of breaking the law it is understood that there can be a punishment to take away ones right for endangering or compromising someone else rights. Whether it is their life, liberty, or a property offense.
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This idea is referred to as the Consensus model and within this model it is assumed that that all people share the same morals of what’s right and wrong. This is a difficult situation because whether norms of morality are deviated from or actual laws are broke societies imbalance eye may be looking to sanction. Whereas the conflict model says that the struggle between social classed gave birth to such a system. The dominant social group exercise their power by means of criminal laws. These laws have their heaviest impact on rural areas where minorities live.
The greatest police presence and hate crime rates and few loop holes for victims caught in the cycle (system).
Economic suppression shows it self for those intangible by municipalities and small forms social control. Further more, the criminal justice system may not have been set up to promote change or create a better way of living, but maintain the social structure the way it is.