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Describe the common models for society to determine which acts are considered criminal.
The two most common models is the Due Process Model and the Crime Control Model. [ As we examine the way the models operate in each successive stage, we will raise two further inquiries: first, where on a spectrum between the extremes represented by the two models do our present practices seem approximately to fall; second, what appears to be the direction and thrust of current and foreseeable
trends along each such spectrum? ]
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