Politics affects criminal justice organizations in many ways. First, one form of politics that affect the organizations will be national politics. In this case, politics determine the appointment of certain individuals to the criminal justice organizations. For example, the President will be the one that appoints the Supreme Court Justices, however the candidates need to be approved by the Congress. Politics can also affect the amount of funds and resources which the criminal justice organizations can receive based on the national budget that is presented and approved (Bluestein, 2011)). As such, politics have a direct impact on the leadership and membership of the criminal justice organizations. Politics also have an impact on the effectiveness of these organizations that is usually based on the amount of funds and resources received.