justice system


justice system
A term that describes the courts and other bureaucracies that handle American's criminal legal business, including offices of various state and federal prosecutors, public defenders, and probation offices.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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