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    Criminal and Civil Law

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    What are the primary differences between criminal and civil law?

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    Crimes identified under criminal law are those crimes in which a person or persons is actually harmed or someone attempted to harm someone. Examples of crimes tried under the criminal law process would be rape and murder. These people have without a doubt violated a law. States and the federal government are the only two entities that may pursue criminal law matters in a state of court. When the states and federal government pursue a criminal law case, they are representing the state or someone on behalf of the state. The party of people or individual doing the suing in criminal ...

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    A look at the differences between criminal and civil law, including the types of crimes, and the judiciary process.

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