Quotes about Criminal justice

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Quotes About Criminal Justice

  1. “Generally speaking, the public appetite for criminal justice policy is just tough talk.” ― Kamala Harris
  2. “American citizens should not lose their constitutional rights because they lack the money to pay for them.”
  3. “Our criminal justice system is failing all of us. It is not keeping us safe. It is contributing to a vicious cycle of crime and punishment.” ― Chesa Boudin
  4. “Yes, for my undergrad I majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science and English.” ― Matthew McGrory
  5. “The criminal justice system in the United States is designed to do two things really well: to railroad black and brown bodies into prison, and to keep police officers out of it.” ― Joy Reid
  6. “I think our criminal justice system has two problems. We have systematic problems and we have people problems. So if the hearts of people are not about justice then any system you have won’t .” ― Maya Moore
  7. “It is no longer socially permissible to use race, explicitly, as a justification for discrimination, exclusion, and social contempt. So we don’t. Rather than rely on race, we use our criminal justice system to label people of color ‘criminals’ and then engage in all the practices we supposedly left behind.” ― Michelle Alexander
  8. “We need to keep making our streets safer and our criminal justice system fairer — our homeland more secure, our world more peaceful and sustainable for the next generation.” ― Barack Obama
  9. “America’s criminal justice system isn’t known for rehabilitation. I’m not sure that, as a society, we are even interested in that concept anymore.” ― Steve Earle
  10. “Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don’t like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.” ― Eliot Spitzer
  11. “A proper criminal justice system exacts justice — that is, punishes criminals for their crimes. Rehabilitation and deterrence are worthy goals, but they are secondary to retribution.” ― Michael J. Knowles
  12. “I am convinced that, because the criminal justice system is by humans, it is naturally subject to human error. There is no rational basis to believe that this same type of human error will not infect capital murder trials.” ― Tom Price
  13. “Sometimes our criminal justice system is about punishing people and not reforming people.” ― Eric Goode
  14. “For far too long, victims’ rights have been discussed only in the context of sentencing. Sentencing is very important, but the debate obscures something much more fundamental: most victims have so little faith in our criminal justice system that they do not access it at all.” ― Keir Starmer
  15. “I went into criminal justice because I want to learn more about the law, about what’s going on in this world, and be a mentor to kids from where I’m from.” ― Clinton-Dix
  16. “Our constitutionally-based criminal justice system places a high value on protecting the innocent. Among its central tenets is the idea that it is better to let a guilty person go free than to convict someone without evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.” ― Robert Shapiro
  17. “I am happy that the urgency to reform our broken criminal justice the system has found allies all across the political spectrum.” ― Cory Booker
  18. “To change criminal justice policy in any meaningful way means to propose changing a very longstanding system. It’s not realistic to think you can do it overnight.” ― Kamala Harris
  19. “One of my priorities is criminal justice reform, and there is certainly bipartisan appetite for that. I think we need to eliminate the cash bail system. We need to eliminate mandatory minimums. We need sentencing reform. I think we need parole reform as well.” ― Ayanna Pressley
  20. “Besides taking jobs from American workers, illegal immigration creates huge economic burdens on our health care system, our education system, our the criminal justice system, our environment, our infrastructure, and our public safety.” ― Jan C. Ting
  21. “The purpose of the criminal justice system is both to rehabilitate and to punish. If we can rehabilitate somebody, that’s a huge, huge win.” ― Blake Farenthold
  22. “People are swept into the criminal justice system — particularly in poor communities of color — at very early ages… typically for fairly minor, nonviolent crimes.” ― Michelle Alexander
  23. “If you’re not thinking about the way systemic bias can be propagated through the criminal justice system or predictive policing, then it’s very likely that, if you’re designing a system based on historical data, you’re going to be perpetuating those biases.” ― Kate Crawford
  24. “The reason I like the criminal justice system is there aren’t Republican or Democrat victims or police officers or prosecutors. It’s about respect for the rule of law !” ― Trey Gowdy
  25. “The Supreme Court has made it nearly impossible to prove race discrimination in the criminal justice system.” ― Michelle Alexander
  26. “If you know anything about the issues in our country, you know we have a lot of deep-rooted anger and anxieties that spark a lot of passion. When you talk about our national anthem or the flag or race relations or the criminal the justice system, it brings up a lot of those fears and insecurities.” ― Malcolm Jenkins
  27. “I took a sociology class, and I got an A in it. Then I found out you could get an emphasis in criminal justice. I wanted to be an administrator.” ― Eric Stonestreet
  28. “Stop and search is an integral cog in a racially disproportionate criminal justice system.” ― David Lammy
  29. “We cannot elect a president who provides no hope to the laid-off union worker, no hope for the mother of five, and no hope for the researcher who might find a cure for cancer. We cannot elect a leader who is willfully ignorant to the outcry of young people who want real criminal justice reform and responsible gun safety legislation now.” ― Sheila Jackson Lee
  30. “Criminal justice, as it pertains to the Goldmans and Morgan Stanleys of the world, is not adversarial combat, with cops and crooks duking it out in interrogation rooms and courthouses. Instead, it’s a cocktail party between friends and colleagues who from month to month and year to year are constantly switching sides and trading hats.” ― Matt Taibbi
  31. “We have this long history of racism in this country, and as it happens, the criminal justice system has been perhaps the most prominent instrument for administering racism. But the racism doesn’t actually come from the criminal justice system.” ― Ta-Nehisi Coates
  32. “There’s an awful lot about our criminal justice system that is dysfunctional. Everyone who sets foot in a criminal courtroom will see myriad ways the system is dysfunctional.” ― Chesa Boudin
  33. “Everywhere among the English-speaking race criminal justice was rude, and punishments were barbarous, but the tendency was to do away with special privileges and legal exemptions.” ― Albert Bushnell Hart
  34. “Forensic techniques are enormously useful in a wide range of fields outside the criminal justice system.” ― Mark Walport
  35. “Much of the foundation of our criminal justice system is derived from slave patrols and was created when African Americans could still be bought, sold, and traded.” ― Shaun King
  36. “I think we will be safer when we can concentrate law enforcement and criminal justice resources and energies on those individuals who truly need, for the safety of society… to be incarcerated.” ― Matt Bevin
  37. “In January 2013, I told the people in the Justice Department after the re-election that I wanted to focus on reforming the federal criminal justice system. I made an announcement in August of that year in San Francisco, when we rolled out the Smart on Crime initiative.” ― Eric Holder
  38. “There can be racism in a system even if a particular episode of injustice is not a manifestation of that racism. Every single thing in the criminal justice system is not a manifestation of racism, but many things are.” ― James Forman, Jr.
  39. “What we’re doing in San Francisco and what we’re doing with other criminal justice partners across the state and across the country is anything but indiscriminate. We are being careful. We are being focused and surgical in our efforts to decrease the jail population.” ― Chesa Boudin
  40. “The men and women who work in our prisons are the unsung heroes of the criminal justice system.” ― David Lidington
  41. “I went to UCF in Florida in Orlando. I went for advertising and public relations. I moved out to California my senior year because I knew I wanted to be an actor, but I also wanted to finish school and get my degree. I took mainly a bunch of criminal justice courses online for the last year because that’s all that they offered.” ― Drew Seeley
  42. “I have never articulated a specific number, but I think a nation as great as we are, that professes to favor freedom and liberty, that we would find a way to evidence that in our criminal justice system by achieving what we know we can achieve: a reduction in crime, a reduction in taxpayer expense, and a reduction in the prison population.” ― Cory Booker
  43. “I find it very frustrating how much passing the buck there is in the criminal justice system when it comes to taking responsibility for outcomes.” ― James Forman, Jr.
  44. “Michael Brown’s death and the suffocation of Eric Garner in New York for selling untaxed cigarettes indicate something is wrong with the criminal justice in America.” ― Rand Paul
  45. “Criminal justice reformers prattle on about ‘over-incarceration in America when in fact our nation suffers from an under-incarceration problem.” ― Michael J. Knowles
  46. “I went into journalism to learn the craft of writing and to get close to the world I wanted to write about — police and criminals, the criminal justice system.” ― Michael Connelly

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