No matter the model neither one would be 100% satisfying, but after learning about some of the pros and cons of both the models I believe the due process model should be adopted as the sole basis of the criminal justice system in the U. S. The Due process should be the sole basis of the criminal justice system because it shows the true meaning of innocent until proven guilty in our society today. This “method or process” was created to help wing out those who are willing to change their ways and live right and enjoy the freedoms that we do receive.
There are people who do make mistakes but some don’t deserve to be punished till death. The due process model is basically to establish a system that an individual is innocent until proven guilty in the court of law. This process is also used in order to deter crime and also used in order to protect the citizens from bad guys.
This is a model that has created the second chance method; this process realizes that not all bad guys should get a second chance but is willing to try anyways. This process or method is protected under the 14th amendment this ensures that a arson is treated fairly in legal proceedings.
For example, if a person is accused of a crime, due process requires that he or she must be told of the charges, informed of legal rights, and given a fair trial. Although this process is a pro one of the cons if there’s any at all is that the case may take some time and the family of the accused has to go with everything. Nut they have to remember that the accused enjoys all constitutional protections of the law and the entire process is fair and balanced. That’s why I think the due process would be one of the best sole bases to the criminal justice system.
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