Purpose Of The Criminal Justice System

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As stated by Richard Garside, 'The central purpose of the Criminal Justice System is to deliver an efficient, effective, accountable and fair justice process for the public” (The Purpose of the Criminal Justice System, 2008). Providing what is perceived to be the greatest good for greater society by means of law enforcement, courts/judicial review, laws, and corrections, the criminal justice system is designed to provide “equal treatment and consideration of those persons rights who are engaged in the system whether directly, indirectly, as victim, defendant or a member of society.
Aristotle’s notion of the “good life” closely models the principle of the criminal justice system in that the actions of the criminal justice system is aimed at