Essay Questions

Prepare for exams and future essays with the questions below that align with key concepts discussed in the chapter. Try timing yourself as you write to practise in a mock exam environment. Create mindmaps of key themes, quotes and arguments you could include in an answer to use as a revision tool.

  1. What ethical considerations might apply to practices of criminal justice?
  2. Critically assess whether criminal justice can develop a crime-free society
  3. Which factors can prevent criminal justice processes having a strong impact on the nature or extent of crime?
  4. Which measures show most clearly whether criminal justice processes are effective? Why are these measures particularly important?
  5. Can the effectiveness of criminal justice be measured now that such a diverse range of agencies are involved in it?