Legal Methods and Systems - Intro to Law (3)

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Introduction to Law (3)

Standards of proof to be established:

Civil - Balance of Probabilities

Criminal - Beyond reasonable doubt (12 members of jury)

Person making the decision:

Civil - Judge (Very rarely a jury)

Criminal - Jury or Magistrates


Civil - Liable/Not Liable

Criminal - Guilty or Not Guilty

Powers of the Court:

Civil - Award damages (compensation)

Criminal - Custodial Sentence, Community Order, Fines or Discharge

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