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Civil Law and Criminal Law Differences

Compare and contrast in this "discussion "the difference between Civil Law and Criminal Law. For example: The Plaintiff brings the Cause of Action in Civil Court verses the Government bringing the Cause of Action in a Criminal Trial.

Is there a trial by Jury in Civil and Criminal Cases?
In a Civil Case the Burden of Proof is on whom? verses a Criminal Case?
What are the Jury functions in a Civil Trial verses a Criminal Trial?
What are the sanctions and penalities in a Civil trial verses a Criminal Trial?

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Compare and contrast in this "discussion "the difference between Civil Law and Criminal Law. For example : The Plaintiff brings the Cause of Action in Civil Court verses the Government bringing the Cause of Action in a Criminal Trial. Is there a trial by Jury in Civil and Criminal Cases? In a Civil Case the Burden of Proof is on whom verses a Criminal Case?
What are the Jury functions in a Civil Trial verses a Criminal Trial? and finally what are the sanctions and penalties in a Civil trial verses a Criminal Trial?

1) Compare and contrast the difference between Civil Law and Criminal Law - burden of proof/jury functions - penalties - sanctions

CIVIL LAW CRIMINAL LAW
Parties involved in the case. Private Individuals Local, State or Federal Government
Nature of cases The court must determine whether one party has ...

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The solution will discuss the differences between civil and criminal law.

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