Criminal Justice System in South Africa – Scenario

The paper will include the following:
-You are a US Citizen that is travelling to South Africa
-You arrive at the country
-You commit a crime (* Do not use any driving violations as the crime.)
-Make the crime interesting enough to write about
-Make the crime of a nature that you will work through the country’s criminal justice system
-Do not get caught up in the detail of the crime
-You are caught by the country’s law enforcement officers
-You do not have diplomatic immunity and the country is balking
at any means of negotiation with the US for your release from the crime and subsequent punishment
-a. What crime did you commit? How were you caught? In other words, briefly set up the scenario.
-Explain the country specific law
-Explain from first contact through arrest and questioning your experience with the country’s law enforcement officials
-Explain the detention process you will experience as a foreign national for the crime you committed
-Explain the judicial process you’ll experience for the crime you committed
-Explain the detention, corrections, and/or incarceration process you’ll experience for the crime you committed
-Provide an analysis on:
-The effectiveness of the criminal justice system in the country
-The human rights perspective of how you were treated through the lens of the country where you were caught

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