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What is the name of the action brought in Criminal Law?
Prosecuted
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What is the name of the action brought in civil law?
Sued
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What is the legal name of person or party starting the case in criminal law?
Prosecution
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What is the legal name of person or party starting the case in civil law?
Claimant
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What is the legal name given to person defending the case in Criminal law?
Defendant
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What is the legal name given to person defending the case in civil law?
Defendant
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What is the name given to the court proceedings in criminal law?
Trial
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What is the name given to the court proceedings in civil law?
Hearing
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What are the names of the courts where cases are heard in criminal law?
Magistrates court and Crown Court.
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What are the names of the courts where cases are heard in Civil law?
High Court, County Court and Magistrates Court.
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What is the verdict given in Criminal law?
Guilty / Not guilty
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What is the verdict given in civil law?
Liable / Not liable
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Who are the people who decide the verdict in criminal law?
The Jury and Magistrates.
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Who are the people who decide the verdict in civil law?
Judge and Magistrates.
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What is the standard of proof in criminal law?
Beyond all reasonable doubt
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What is the standard of proof in civil law?
On the balance of probabilities.
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What is the name of the penalty given in criminal law?
Sentence
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What is the name of the penalty given in civil law?
Remedy
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What is the aim of the penalty in criminal law?
To punish
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What is the aim of the penalty in civil law?
To put the claimant back in the position they were in before the civil wrong doing was done.
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What are the type of penalties in criminal law?
Community payback (service), fine, ban, imprisonment, electronic tag, curfew and probation.
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What are the type of penalties in civil law?
Compensation, cost of damages.
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