Criminal Justice

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Definition: Criminal Justice




What is the dictionary definition of Criminal Justice?

Dictionary Definition


n. a generic term for the procedure by which criminal conduct is investigated, evidence gathered, arrests made, charges brought, defenses raised, trials conducted, sentences rendered and punishment carried out.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Criminal Justice are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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