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Types of Cases Criminal Cases vs. Civil Cases https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoXCYVfe np4
Criminal Cases Felony: A serious crime. Crimes against people: murder, manslaughter, rape, assault and kidnapping Crimes against property: excessive vandalism (over $250), fraud and larceny (burglary, robbery and theft). Victimless Crime: illegal drugs and gambling.
Criminal Cases Continued… Misdemeanor- A minor crime. ticket, summons, shoplifting or minor vandalism (under $250)
Criminal Cases Concluded… Prosecution: government employee that brings a charge against the accused. Defendant: A person who is accused of a crime.
Civil Cases Legal action taken because of a dispute between two parties. Plaintiff files a lawsuit to recover money, property, or due to injury. Defendant is the person being sued.
U.S. Government: Law. Amendments The 5 th, 6 th, and 7 th Amendments are commonly referred to as rights of the accused The 5 th, 6 th, and 7 th Amendments.
Civil Cases Types of Civil Lawsuits
THE LAW 8 Rights of a citizen accused of a crime:
Civil Lawsuits between people or groups of people (individuals, organizations or gov’ts) in which no criminal laws have been broken. ◦ the person.
THE LAW 8 Rights of a citizen accused of a crime: 1.Protection from ____________________(person can only be re-tried in case of a hung jury) 2.Right to.
Journal What is burglary? What is burglary? What is writ of habeas corpus? What is writ of habeas corpus?
There are two levels of crime: Misdemeanors – Minor Crimes such as theft of low valued items (Under the value of $250.00) and traffic violations Felonies.
Types of Law.
Nasca Murder, rape, and robbery are examples of crimes which do not require a plaintiff felonies misdemeanors crimes which do.
Chapter 15: Section 2 & Section 3. Criminal Law Aimed at preventing harm to people and property. In the courts, there is an ‘adversary system’: –Each.
Quick! What is a crime?. So, just how much has to be proven in court to find someone guilty of a crime? Burden of Proof The prosecution has the burden.
Civil and Criminal Law An Introduction. Types of Civil Law Contracts: Voluntary promises between parties who agree to do something Property Law: Deals.
Chapter 16.2 Criminal Cases.
Lawsuits -Type of Civil Court Case -Lawsuits are when one person sues another for damages An award of money paid for harm (compensatory or punitive) -Property.
Lawsuits -Type of Civil Court Case -Lawsuits are when one person sues another for damages -Property Disputes -Contract Issues -Divorce -Negligence -Personal.
Lawsuits -Lawsuits are when one person sues another for damages -Property Disputes -Contract Issues -Divorce -Negligence-- Term explaining the idea that.
Types of Laws. Laws are supposed to.. –Protect human rights –Promote fairness –Resolve conflicts –Promote order and stability –Represent the will of the.
List as many school rules as you can think of
Criminal and Civil Law. Civil Law Dispute between: Dispute between: two or more individuals two or more individuals individuals and the government individuals.
Types of Laws Criminal Law Criminal laws seek to prevent people from deliberately harming each other or each other ’ s propertyCriminal laws seek.
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