Zero tolerance is an expression of anger or dismay masquerading as a policy. It does not say anything about what is to be done, but merely invites people to feel cross. I blame Thatcher. Whatever we think about that prime
What can we reasonably expect of criminal justice?
We can reasonably expect it to be just. Countries have Ministries of Justice and Courts of Justice and refer, not to systems of crime control or punishment, but to their criminal justice system. We can also reasonably expect the agencies of criminal justice to
Welcome to my Blog! Most of us hold strong views about the punishment of criminals. Mostly, maybe, we don’t think much about it at all, but if a dreadful crime takes place – or even not such a dreadful