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The US legal system is a system for interpreting and enforcing laws.  It includes The Court (all of them), Judges, Juries, Lawyers, Prosecutors, Police Officers, etc. who each have distinct roles in the "Legal System".  Also, after sentencing, Jails, Prisons, Probation Officers, etc. who administer punishment for violating laws are part of the Legal System.

NOTE: Other countries have different types of Legal Systems.


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