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How does crime relate to the law? What changes would you recommend to better improve the criminal justice process?
Criminal law, or penal law, is the body of law that relates to crime. A way to better improve the criminal justice process is to have more police patrol as well find a way to patrol those who enforce the law and abuse there power.
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