Criminal Law And Civil Law

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The English and Welsh legal systems are split up into two different segments, Criminal law and Civil law. These branch over a wide variety of topics that could effect anyone during their lifespan.

Criminal law

Criminal law is public by nature as third parties such as the Police and Crown Prosecution Service are involved. Under the Criminal law defenders are often more morally blameworthy than the on the civil side.

A crime is regarded as a wrong against the state or society. the Police and the Crown Prosecution Service are often involved and most cases take place in the Crown Court (The Queens Court


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