I would like to AGREE with my question. Herbert Packer`s crime-control model of criminal justice is more needed today than the due process model of deterring crime. Please read the guidelines: Image of a graded assignmentBelow you will find five (5) debatable and controversial issues in criminal justice today. For your final project paper, you will either agree or disagree with ONE of the issues below. Based upon your research, first critically analyze both sides of the issue and then logically argue why you agree or disagree with your chosen issue. An abstract is not necessary in this paper. However, the body of your paper should contain relevant facts, scholarly studies, and information that are less than 10 years old, appropriately cited and referenced. Conclude the paper with a brief summary of your major findings and arguments in defense of the issue chosen for this paper. Topics: Herbert Packer`s crime-control model of criminal justice is more needed today than the due process model of deterring crime. Final Project Paper Instructions Your final project paper should be at least 5 pages, but no more than 7 pages in length, doubled spaced, written in 12 point Times New Roman font, with 1 inch margins all the way around. A minimum of SEVEN (7) resources should be used, cited and referenced according to APA writing style guidelines. Wikipedia and encyclopedic sources are prohibited (I suggest that you investigate the many excellent scholarly sources available within Excelsior College’s Virtual Library; also, ask the librarian for assistance in searching for sources). Include a separate title page and reference page (title and reference pages are not counted as part of the 5-page minimum). Be sure to submit your project in one WORD document in APA format and place it in the appropriate assignment drop box. The final project paper is due on or before 11:55PM on Sunday at the end of Module 8. Compose your work using a word processor (or other software as appropriate) and save it frequently to your computer. When you`re ready to submit your work, click Browse My Computer and find your file. Once you`ve located your file click Open and, if successful, the file name will appear under the Attached files heading. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click Submit and you`re done. Be sure to check your work and correct any spelling or grammatical errors before you post it. Your responses should be accurate, comprehensive, and supported by appropriate APA formatted citations.
Herbert Packer`s Crime-Control Model of Criminal Justice is More Needed Today than the Due Process Model of Deterring Crime. Name Institution Date Herbert Packer`s Crime-Control Model of Criminal Justice is More Needed Today than the Due Process Model of Deterring Crime. Introduction In 1964, a renowned Stanford Law School professor, Herbert Packer, proposed two criminal justice models; the crime control model and the due process model (Herbert, 1964). Over the past years, the two models have influenced much about criminal justice, in the U.S. However, the two models hardly offer a convenient way of meeting the ever competing demands of the criminal justice system because there have been series of tension regarding which model is better suited. This paper seeks to compare and contrast the two opposing models in order to determine which of the two has an upper hand in the today’s criminal justice system. The Crime Control Model The crime control model is viewed as a traditional approach to crime used to protect the public and their possessions from being damaged by criminals. The model stresses on stringent and quick punishment to criminals, which benefits the society by instilling fear in anybody attempting crime. It also emphasizes on prompt action on criminal cases throughout the criminal justice system by the police and prosecutors. Packer made an assumption that competence in police investigations, arrest, and prosecutions result in h...