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In recent years the criminal justice system has faced a series of new challenges, from issues related to overcrowding and re-entry, firearms and violence, new federal immigration laws, terrorism and national security. Criminal justice data in this country is hard to come by the result no one can make informed policy decisions to improve public safety. Shaping america’s response to crime a branch of the college of criminology and criminal justice, the fsu center for criminology and public policy research expands the influence of scholarship in the public policy arena and promotes evidence-based policy-making and practice at the state and national levels. Nancy m ritter is a writer/editor at the national institute of justice what will criminal justice look like in 2040 there’s no question that terrorism, the growth of multicultural populations, massive migration, upheavals in age-composition demographics, technological developments, and.
The politics of criminal justice it was started to reduce disparity in federal sentencing and to help develop effective and efficient crime policy. Sentencing policies, implicit racial bias, and socioeconomic inequity contribute to racial disparities at every level of the criminal justice system today, people of color make up 37% of the us population but 67% of the prison population.
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