The Consolidated Collections Unit provides the tools for the enforcement of monetary court orders with the goals of increasing collections for the Arizona court system per Administrative Order 2009-29.
Quite frankly, if there is no consolidation, we shall have a chronic situation in dealing with this matter.
My Lords, consolidation is not always a straightforward task.
Louis County’s 81 different municipal courts and 60 separate municipal police departments.
Use of force is a part of law enforcement work, and law enforcement agencies have policies that outline the appropriate use of force.
We are currently considering how best that work should be taken forward and will be looking at the Criminal Justice Act 2003 in that context.
My Lords, while thanking the noble and learned Lord for that helpful reply, may I just point out that the recent Criminal Justice Act is about 450 pages long and that it makes many amendments to 24 previous statutes dealing with criminal law and justice and a few amendments relating to may other statutes?
Sadly, the law in the US has become, first and foremost, a lucrative industry, rather than any guarantee of justice.
According to Professor Niall Ferguson of The US must, therefore, put its own house in order if it is to convincingly present itself as an exemplar to the world.
Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy noted that 95 percent of all convictions in the US are the result of plea bargains and not trials: “Ninety-seven percent of federal convictions and ninety-four percent of state convictions are the result of guilty pleas.” He, therefore, admitted that the criminal justice system is in reality a system of pleas.