It provides a peaceful way to handle situations. Protecting citizens and property. Criminal law protects citizens from criminals who would bring about physical harm to others or in society. Criminal law gives rise to government officials to collect taxes, control pollution, and accomplish other necessary needs

.The module provides an opportunity to study criminal law (interpreted in its widest sense to include criminal justice, criminal procedure, evidence and punishment and sentencing, as well as substantive criminal law) in greater depth than is possible in the core compulsory Criminal Law module.


The purpose of the Criminal Justice System… is to deliver justice for all, by convicting and punishing the guilty and helping them to stop offending, while protecting the innocent.


Four major goals are usually attributed to the sentencing process: retribution, rehabilitation, deterrence, and incapacitation.