View stunning SlideShares in full-screen with the new iOS app!Introducing SlideShare for AndroidExplore all your favorite topics in the SlideShare appGet the SlideShare app to Save for Later — even offline
View stunning SlideShares in full-screen with the new Android app!View stunning SlideShares in full-screen with the new iOS app!
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Unified Justice System Supreme Court Superior Court Commonwealth Court Common Pleas Court Philly Municipal Court District Justices Special Courts Pittsburgh Magistrates Philly Traffic Court
Usually involve a dispute between two or more individuals or private organizations. Dispute may be over property rights, violation of a contract, etc. Include suits for damages. The state is usually not involved in these cases.
Criminal Cases State brings charges against citizens for violation of law. Involve misdemeanors or felonies. The state is the prosecution in these cases