criminal justice
A generic term for the procedure by which criminal conduct is investigated, arrests made, evidence gathered, charges brought, defenses raised, trials conducted, sentences rendered, and punishment carried out.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

criminal justice
n.
   a generic term for the procedure by which criminal conduct is investigated, evidence gathered, arrests made, charges brought, defenses raised, trials conducted, sentences rendered and punishment carried out.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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