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    The Legal Environment of Business Chapter 1
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    Civil vs. Criminal Law Civil Law Individual brings  the lawsuit Remedy – money  or court order Parties are treated  equally Burden of Proof -  preponderance Criminal Law “State brings the  suit on behalf of  the people Remedy – jail or  fine Defendant has  certain rights Burden of Proof –  Beyond a  reasonable doubt
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    Legal Interpretation 625 ILCS 5/11-501.1 – “any  person who drives or is in actual  physical control of a motor  vehicle  upon the public  highways , shall be deemed to  have given consent to test… for  the purpose of determining the  content of alcohol… in the  person’s blood if arrested…”
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    Legal Philosophy Natural Law  – a system of moral and  ethical principles that are inherent in  human nature and that people can  discover through reason. “When in the Course of human events it becomes 
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