Why can someone be tried both civilly and criminally for the same event?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 9:29 pm ad1c9bdddf
Criminal and Civil Law
Criminal Law : Concerns the relationship between the government and a citizen accused of breaking the law. Even though you are the person who is assaulted or robbed, the government is the only agent which can punish the person within a criminal proceedings. As law is the glue that holds civilization together, the government has as overriding interest in upholding the law. As such, the government takes an ...
This solution discusses how an individual may be tried both criminally and civilly for the same crime or event and includes some real-world examples such as the O.J. Simpson Trial. The solution is approximately 250 words.