criminal law design

Give a general overview of the priorities of the criminal law system. o Where does the authority to design and enforce your system of criminal law come from? Are there checks and balances to the design of your law? How do you ensure power is not going to be abused? What are the goals of your criminal law system? Why? What constitutes justice under your system? o You should point out where this is similar and dissimilar to the US’s current system of criminal law and explain your reasoning.  Discuss the basic premises of your criminal law. o What is the goal of your criminal law system? What are some things that you are going to criminalize? What are things you are not going to criminalize? Who is the victim in your system? What is the role of individuals/communities/institutions? What are acceptable defenses against criminal prosecution (if prosecution is the model you are adopting)?  Focus in on one area of difference between US’s current criminal law and your system, explaining the differences, why they are different, and why your approach is superior. o You can choose any area of law to re-imagine: drug crimes, purposes of punishment, crimes against the public, crimes against

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