Lawsuits-Lawsuits are when one person  sues another for damages-Property Disputes-Contract Issues-Divorce-Negligence-- Ter...
Suits of Equity-Another type of Civil Law-Suits of Equity ask the court to make a decision based on fairness in an area wh...
Civil Court Procedure-Can take years to settle in court because of so many cases-Adversarial NatureSteps: -File a Complain...
Criminal Cases-Criminal Case -law that deal with cases involving violations of criminal code-Penal Code set of written law...
Types of Criminal Cases-Misdemeanors-Felonies-Crimes against Property Larceny, Burglary, Robbery Vandalism, Fraud, Embezzl...
Types of Criminal Cases-Misdemeanors-Felonies-Crimes against Property Larceny, Burglary, Robbery Vandalism, Fraud, Embezzl...
Criminal Penalties-Penalties vary according to  the seriousness of the crime  committed-Crime against people will  carry g...
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  1. 1. Lawsuits-Lawsuits are when one person sues another for damages-Property Disputes-Contract Issues-Divorce-Negligence-- Term explaining the idea that an accident was caused by the careless actions of another person-Personal Injury
  2. 2. Suits of Equity-Another type of Civil Law-Suits of Equity ask the court to make a decision based on fairness in an area where there is no law-Usually started to prevent some action from taking place-Injunctions—a court order to do or not do something
  3. 3. Civil Court Procedure-Can take years to settle in court because of so many cases-Adversarial NatureSteps: -File a Complaint -Summons is issued -Attorney’s exchange pleadings -Court presentations -Judge or jury deliberate -Verdict is issued
  4. 4. Criminal Cases-Criminal Case -law that deal with cases involving violations of criminal code-Penal Code set of written laws and punishments designed by each state and the federal government to describe crimes
  5. 5. Types of Criminal Cases-Misdemeanors-Felonies-Crimes against Property Larceny, Burglary, Robbery Vandalism, Fraud, Embezzlement-Crimes against People Murder Manslaughter Rape Kidnapping Assault
  6. 6. Types of Criminal Cases-Misdemeanors-Felonies-Crimes against Property Larceny, Burglary, Robbery Vandalism, Fraud, Embezzlement-Crimes against People Murder Manslaughter Rape Kidnapping Assault
  7. 7. Criminal Penalties-Penalties vary according to the seriousness of the crime committed-Crime against people will carry greater punishments-Role of Punishment -rehabilitation, deterrence-Indeterminate Sentencing -Judge gives a range of sentences-Mandatory Sentencing -3 strike laws-Parole
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