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Unformatted text preview: o Responsibility for breaking the law (liability) is the same for everyone we are all equal under the law Penal Sanction o Just as the government has the sole responsibility and authority to make the law, it has the sole responsibility and authority to impose the punishments it has determined appropriate for violation of the law 2 components of criminal law: o Substantive- determines what is illegal and the punishment for it o Procedural- determines the process involving the implementation of law...
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This document was uploaded on 03/06/2011.
- Spring '11