Constitution of the United States
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury of the State and district wherein the crime shall have been committed, which district shall have been previously ascertained by law, and to be informed of the nature and cause of the accusation, to be confronted with the witnesses against him; to have compulsory process for obtaining witnesses in his favor, and to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defence.
I do not believe that the term "criminal justice system" fairly describes the fragmented, bureaucratic, and highly politicized non-system of law enforcement, judicial resources and corrections facilities that exist in our society.
This is an observation and not a criticism. The criminal justice process of the United States of America aspires to provide due process of law and conflict resolution within the framework of a Constitution enacted to ensure individual freedom. This is a complex process.
I am very familiar with our fragmented, bureaucratic and politicized "non-system" of justice and offer professional legal services to assist clients in the following ways: