Lecture 3 - Legal Organizations (Students).pptx - Sources History of the Law Types of Case Law Civil Relates to disputes arising between private

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Sources & History of the Law Types of Case Law Civil Relates to disputes arising between private individuals Criminal Relates to issues arising between individuals and the state
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Attributes of Law Criminal Law vs. Civil Law Differences are: Criminal Crime against society as a whole Punishment of wrongdoer Incarceration Lawsuit filed by government Government working lawyer Paid for by the government Civil Wrong doings other than crime Usually done to an individual Compensation for injury Injured person commences the lawsuit Person suing hires and pays for their own lawyer
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Sources & History of the Law Types of Cases Civil Contracts Torts (Negligence, Assault, defamation, .... ) Domestic Relations Wills and Estates Criminal Robbery, burglary, theft Arson Murder, Assault, Battery, ...
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Sources & History of the Law Types of Cases Most courts have substantive jurisdiction over both civil and criminal matters Except for some specialty courts, like federal bankruptcy courts, the U.S. Tax Court, etc., whose substantive jurisdiction is limited to their specialty
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Legal Organizations
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Legal Organizations 12 Agencies you should be aware of IRS - DOJ OSHA - USCIS FDA - ABC EPA - PH EEOC - DOT DOL - Dept. of Treasury
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Legal Organizations Federal Agencies Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
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