posted by Amy .
1. Many social scientists argue in favor of diversion programs because:
A. they are sociologically effective, even though they do not reduce court backlog.
B. they increase the costs of criminal processing, but are worth it in the long run.
C. although the purpose of the criminal justice process is to protect society, it often contributes to the very behavior it is trying to eliminate.
D. being forced to interact with more experienced criminals in jail is good for developing social skills.
is it C