The terms comparative criminal justice system and international criminal justice system have been used interchangeably by scholars for obvious reasons. However, some scholars have indicated that their interchangeable usage is misleading because both terms do not literarily mean the same thing.
Part I: Assuming that the statement above is true that both terms do not literarily mean the same thing, how does international criminal justice system differ from comparative criminal justice system? Explain the differences between a comparative criminal justice system and international justice system and how they are applied. Provide a minimum of two differences and provide an explanation. (This part will account for 40% of the total grade for this assignment.)
Part II: Based on what you have learned thus far about comparative criminal justice, what influences do you see in the U.S. criminal justice system? (This part will account for 40% of the total grade for this assignment.)
Part III: Responding to Peer Posts (This part will account for 20% of the total grade for this assignment.)
- How did the aspects of the U.S. criminal justice system that your classmates posted correlate with the ones that you pointed out? What were the differences?
- Did you learn anything new from your classmates that you hadn’t considered?
- Where did you find your information?