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Criminal justice systems can be loosely classified as either common, civil, Islamic or socialist law in nature. However, today many jurisdictions have adopted hybrid models that combine elements of various legal systems. Many of these systems share a common set of [[Core Values | core values]]. In addition, most criminal justice systems have adopted a [[Legality Principle | legality principle]]. Almost every criminal justice system is made of of similar [[Actors in the Criminal Justice System | actors]].
  
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==Country Pages==
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== Common Law Criminal Legal Systems ==
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*[[Afghanistan]]
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*[[Albania]]
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*[[Algeria]]
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*Andorra
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*Angola
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*Antigua and Barbuda
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*[[Argentina]]
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*Armenia
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*[[Australia]]
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*[[Austria]]
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*[[Azerbaijan]]
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*Bahamas, The
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*Bahrain
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*[[Bangladesh]]
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*Barbados
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*Belarus
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*[[Belgium]]
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*[[Belize]]
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*[[Benin]]
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*Bhutan
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*[[Bolivia]]
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*Bosnia and Herzegovina
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*[[Botswana]]
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*[[Brazil]]
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*[[Brunei]]
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*Bulgaria
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*[[Burkina Faso]]
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*[[Burundi]]
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*[[Cambodia]]
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*[[Cameroon]]
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*[[Canada]]
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*Cape Verde
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*[[République Centrafricaine|Central African Republic]]
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*[[Chad]]
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*[[Chile]]
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*[[China]]
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**[[Hong Kong]]
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**[[Taiwan]]
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*[[Colombia]]
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*[[Comoros]]
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*[[Congo, Democratic Republic of the]]
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*[[ République du Congo (Congo-Brazzaville)|Congo, Republic of the]]
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*[[Costa Rica]]
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*Croatia
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*[[Cuba]]
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*Cyprus
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*Czech Republic
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*Denmark
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*Djibouti
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*Dominica
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*[[Dominican Republic]]
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*East Timor
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*[[Ecuador]]
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*[[Egypt]]
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*[[El Salvador]]
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*[[Equatorial Guinea]]
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*[[Eritrea]]
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*Estonia
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*[[Ethiopia]]
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*Fiji
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*Finland
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*[[France]]
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**French Guiana
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**[[French Polynesia]]
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*[[Gabon]]
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*[[Gambia, The]]
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*[[Georgia]]
  
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*[[Germany]]
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*[[Ghana]]
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*Greece
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*Grenada
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*[[Guatemala]]
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*[[Guinea]]
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*[[Guinea-Bissau]]
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*Guyana
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*Haiti
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*[[Honduras]]
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*Hungary
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*Iceland
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*[[India]]
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*[[Indonesia]]
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*Iran
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*[[Iraq]]
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*[[Ireland]]
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*Israel
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*[[Italy]]
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*[[Côte d’Ivoire|Ivory Coast]]
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*[[Jamaica]]
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*[[Japan]]
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*Jordan
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*Kazakhstan
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*[[Kenya]]
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*Kiribati
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*Korea, North
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*[[South Korea|Korea, South]]
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*Kosovo
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*Kuwait
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*Kyrgyzstan
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*[[Laos]]
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*Latvia
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*[[Lebanon]]
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*[[Lesotho]]
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*[[Liberia]]
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*Libya
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*Liechtenstein
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*Lithuania
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*Luxembourg
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*Macedonia
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*[[Madagascar]]
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*[[Malawi]]
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*[[Malaysia]]
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*Maldives
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*[[Mali]]
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*Malta
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*Marshall Islands
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*[[Mauritania]]
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*[[Mauritius]]
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*[[Mexico]]
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*Micronesia
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*[[Moldova]]
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*Monaco
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*[[Mongolia]]
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*Montenegro 
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*[[Morocco]]
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*Mozambique
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*[[Myanmar]]
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*Namibia
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*Nauru
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*[[Nepal]]
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*[[Netherlands]]
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*New Zealand
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*[[Nicaragua]]
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*[[Niger]]
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*[[Nigeria]]
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*Norway
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*Oman
  
== Civil Law Criminal Legal Systems ==
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*[[Pakistan]]
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*Palau
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*Palestine
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*Panama
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*Papua New Guinea
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*Paraguay
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*[[Peru]]
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*[[Philippines]]
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*[[Poland]]
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*Portugal
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*Qatar
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*[[Romania]]
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*[[Russia]]
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*[[Rwanda]]
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*Saint Kitts and Nevis
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*Saint Lucia
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*Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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*Samoa
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*San Marino
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*São Tomé and Príncipe
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*[[Saudi Arabia]]
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*[[Senegal]]
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*Serbia
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*[[Seychelles]]
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*Sierra Leone
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*[[Singapore]]
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*Slovakia
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*Slovenia
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*[[Solomon Islands]]
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*Somalia
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*[[South Africa]]
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*South Sudan
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*[[Spain]]
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*[[Sri Lanka]]
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*Sudan
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*Suriname
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*[[Swaziland]]
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*[[Sweden]]
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*[[Switzerland]]
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*[[Syria]]
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*Tajikistan
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*[[Tanzania]] 
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**[[Zanzibar]]
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*[[Thailand]]
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*[[Togo]]
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*Tonga
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*Trinidad and Tobago
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*[[Tunisia]]
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*[[Turkey]]
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*Turkmenistan
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*Tuvalu
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*[[Uganda]] 
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*[[Ukraine]]
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*United Arab Emirates
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*United Kingdom
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**[[England and Wales]]
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**Scotland
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*[[United States]]
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**Puerto Rico
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*Uruguay 
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*Uzbekistan
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*Vanuatu
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*[[Venezuela]]
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*[[Vietnam]] 
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*Yemen
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*Zambia
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*[[Zimbabwe]] 
  
== Hybrid Systems==
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Latest revision as of 22:55, 22 January 2020

Criminal justice systems can be loosely classified as either common, civil, Islamic or socialist law in nature. However, today many jurisdictions have adopted hybrid models that combine elements of various legal systems. Many of these systems share a common set of core values. In addition, most criminal justice systems have adopted a legality principle. Almost every criminal justice system is made of of similar actors.

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