The On The Criminal Justice System

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Garland (2001), view on “the criminal justice system in America was created to keep communities safe, to respect and restore victims, and to return offenders who leave prison to be self-sufficient and law-abiding. Treatment simply did not work either by therapy or broader social programs and became is a monumental failure that our states and nation can no longer afford” (p.61)
Garland (2001) stated “that the collapse of faith in our correction system began a wave of demoralization that undermined the credibility of key institutions of crime control, for a period of the whole criminal justice system. He further emphasized that during the late 1970s and 80s; the demoralization influence of what David Rothman called, the failure model spread into most areas of criminal justice. Garland was influenced by the negative research reports and increasing crime rates by a pervasive sense of disillusionment and pessimism, because one institution after another was viewed as ineffective or counter-productive”. (p.61)
Pollock (2006) in his book “ethical dilemmas and decisions in criminal justice” stated that “Our society today believed that many people repress their desires to commit offences. We therefore enjoy punishing others who are caught committing these crimes, but the questions then are do punishments help? People are still sentenced to death for the same crime that some have committed and faced death as the consequence for their crime. The view not only lacks support of

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