Texas Criminal Justice System Essay

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In Texas, there are several roles of the governor, the governor which is Greg Abbott has constitutional and statutory duties. Those duties include signing or vetoing bills passed by the legislature, serving as commander in chief of the states military forces, convening special sessions of the legislature for specific purposes, Delivering a report on the condition of the state to the Legislature at the beginning of each regular session, estimating of the amounts of money required to be raised by taxation, accounting for all public monies received and paid out by him and recommending a budget for the next two years, granting reprieves and commutations of punishment and pardons upon the recommendation of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and revoking…show more content…
There a three Types of law the Texas justice system is involved in which is, civil law, criminal law, and administrative law. Civil law is a dispute between two or more parties, criminal law is crimes against the state, and lastly administrative law is, enforcing rules and regulations by government agencies other than the legislature. According to the Texas criminal justice system it has key objectives which is discover the truth, provide for the public safety, assist victims of crime, punish the guilty, and promote positive change in offender behavior. An overview of the Texas criminal justice systems process is if a crime is reported or investigation there is either a warrant issues, or by probable cause, and lastly by observation of crime. Those three things can lead to arrest, and in the arraignment it can lead to trail, or guilty plea. If It leads to a trail you may negotiate a plea bargain with the prosecutor and you are given a right to trail by jury. When in trail you are found not guilty you have community supervision, if you are found guilty you are led to a sentencing, then are placed in jail and prison, and if served time, with no problems you are available for parole. If you are guilty plea, it leads to sentencing, then jail and prison, and if available
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