Cjs/220 Case Attrition

300 Words2 Pages
Case Attrition CJS/220 Case Attrition Case attrition begins when a crime has been committed and the last stages of execution of sentencing are applied. The results of the use of discretion by all system individuals, both private and public due to the nature of the criminal process itself. Several factors justify and require the use of discretion by public officials: (1) the inability of legislatures to act in advance all the conditions that rightly carry on issues of criminal liability and the scope of criminal statues, criminal procedures, and the punishment when goals and values conflict with one another; (2) requirement for case-specific assessments of evidence to convict the offender, along with available resources for investigation,
Open Document