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criminal justice system

noun

a series of organizations involved in apprehending, prosecuting, defending, sentencing, and jailing those involved in crimes - including law enforcement, attorneys, judges, courts of law, prisons

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  • Everyone here is going to have to be processed through the criminal justice system.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow

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