Civil cases usually involve private disputes between persons or organizations.
A court proceeding in which a person who is charged with having committed or omitted an act against the community or state is brought to trial and either found ...
Civil cases are generally brought by private individuals or corporations seeking
to collect ... A
A lawsuit brought by a prosecutor employed by the federal, state, or local
government that charges a person with the commission of a
In this lesson, learn what constitutes criminal law, examine the types of criminal
law, and review significant
Pre-trial proceedings occur before a
Descriptions of what constitutes various types of
The American legal system is comprised of two very different types of