Criminal + Civil Justice

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  • Created by: Sai
  • Created on: 11-06-10 14:35

TWO MAIN TYPES OF LAW

Civil Law [Contract Law, Family Law, & Employment Law]

[Like JUDGE JUDY's COURT ROOM]

  • Disputes to do with businesses/organisations/individuals
  • Money
  • Decisions normally result in people paying money for damages
  • Cases are heard mostly in County or High Court, sometimes Magistrates Court if they are more serious.
  • Decision made by judge/panel of judges
  • Decision made by Magistrates if in Magistrates Court
  • Claimant is liable (pays the fine) or not liable (doesn't pay the fine)
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Criminal Law [cases

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