Criminal Justice Systems Around the World

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Criminal legal 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.

Common Law


United States



Civil Law


Islamic Law

Socialist Systems

Community-Based Justice