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    Explain the concepts of common law and civil law? Explain the difference between criminal cases and civil case?

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    Common law is judge-made law. This means that judges alter the law slightly sometimes in order to fit the facts. Otherwise, there isn't any one law that would cover all the facts in the case. In this way, the enforcement of the law is based on a specific set of facts. So one person who commits theft may have a different ...

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    The concepts of common law and civil law are explained. The differences between the two are determined.