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CLN4U Canadian and International Law

Unit 1, Activity 4-2: Classifications of Law


17 January 2016

CIVIL (PRIVATE) LAW

CRIMINAL LAW

Participants

Citizen vs citizen

Crown (government representative) and citizen

Goal of the Court Action

Adjudicate civil remedies

Enforce criminal code

Grounds (Type of Law)

Contract or Tort

Criminal Code

Burden of Proof

Plaintiff / moving party

Crown

Standard of Proof

Balance of probabilities

Beyond a reasonable doubt

Purpose of Court Action

To resolve civil disputes

To determine guilt / innocence vis--vis criminal


responsibility

Jury (Size and Guidelines)

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