Criminal Community Justice Effectiveness

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Community Justice is a relatively new philosophy of justice that differs significantly in some respects to criminal justice. Research Community Justice and discuss how and where it began, how effective it has shown to be and what the prospects are for the future. Give detailed examples and be specific about the successes or failures the program may have had.

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Write a 2 page APA style paper. Only the body of the paper will count toward the word requirement (title page and references are in addition to the 2 pages)

In your paper, cite at least 2-3 references using the APA style guide format for in-text citation.

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School: Boston College




Community Justice
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Many scholars have defined community justice to include all the measures that are adopted
to prevent crime and justice activities that involve the community in their process. Societies have
always autonomously engaged in activities that are geared towards addressing crime (Clear, 2018).
These activities may include the enforcement of community morals. This is because peaceful
coexistence is unattainable unless there are some moral standards that people adhere to.
Community justice is a partnership that is created between the formal criminal justice system and
the community to come up with a system that is community-centered but aims to achieve the same
goals as the formal criminal justice system. It shifts the focus of justice from the individual actions
to the enforcement of social morals.
Community justice was introduced formally into the judiciary systems in the 20th century.
It was basically aimed at finding alternatives to incarceration as a form of p...

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