The Canadian Criminal Justice System

The Canadian Criminal Justice System

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The administration of justice is an area of social policy that defies attempts to achieve a balance between order and the protection of the public and respect for individual rights. The media contain daily accounts of the failure of the criminal justice system to repress crime. It is within this social and legal context that this work is situated. In addition to including a range of articles in the standard areas of policing, courts, and corrections, recent articles deal with such controversial issues as aboriginal justice, the recruitment of visible minorities by Canadian police forces, and the role of women in the Canadian criminal justice system. The collection concludes with a critical assessment of the retributive model that currently serves as the philosophical underpinnings of the Canadian criminal justice system.Selection Human rights statutes in all jurisdictions across Canada prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, religion, colour, national ... a valid complaint, hiring standards such as height, weight, cut-off scores on tests, age, etc., are reliable and valid or job-related. ... character reference checks, background investigation, fingerprint check and performance during recruita#39;s training and probationary period.

Title:The Canadian Criminal Justice System
Author:Nick Larsen
Publisher:Canadian Scholars’ Press - 1995


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