Consensus model refers to a model of criminal lawmaking that assumes that members of society agree on what is right and wrong and that law is the codification of agreed-upon social values.

Moreover, Consensus model refers to an analytical perspective on social organization which holds that most members of society agree as to what is right and what is wrong, and that the various elements of society work together in unison toward a common and shared vision of the greater good. It is a criminal justice perspective that assumes that the system's components work together harmoniously to achieve the social product we call justice.