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1. What are some advantages and disadvantages of the civil litigation system in the U.S?
Civil law is the body of laws of a state or nation dealing with the rights of private citizens. As used within the American legal system, "civil law" is noncriminal law such as the law of property, commercial law, administrative law, and the rules governing procedure in civil cases. Thus, civil law is distinguished from criminal law, which deals with the enforcement of the laws against those accused of violating them. In a civil action, one private party takes legal action against another private party to seek relief in a court of law for an alleged wrong.
Advantages of the civil litigation system In the United States -
1. The most direct potential benefit of civil litigation is to provide plaintiffs with monetary compensation for their losses.
For example, even if plaintiffs cannot enforce judgments, civil litigation still gives them the opportunity to have a day in court to tell their story publicly, and to receive an official condemnation by a judge or jury ...
This solution explores some advantages and disadvantages of the civil litigation system in the United States (U.S.), and is supplemented with examples of civil law suits.