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Does Crime Control (Speedy Justice) trump Due Process?
Given budget restraints, speedy justice is the only justice we can afford.
In some jurisdictions, excessive delays between arrest/ charging someone with a crime and their trial, judges have
against the defendant, irrespective of their guilt/ innocence.
outlined the ways in which slow and underfunded justice systems are economically damaging and how underspending on justice systems ultimately costs more through this economic damage.
Crime control is a temporary fix to a larger problem with an inefficient justice system. Crime control creates less pressure to research into more sustainable solutions which ensure both due process and efficiency in delivering justice.
Money should be redistributed to guarantee a fair justice.