l-16 - Criminal justice system involves the laws of...

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Unformatted text preview: Criminal justice system involves the laws of liberty, Laws, regulations, felony etc… Civil system: individual sues individuals. (The penalty is not same) The burden is on the government. • Why is there huge difference between 2 regarding burden? - Civil s y s t e m : yo u a r e s t a r tin g e q u al. - Justic e s y s t e m : g o v e r n m e n t c o mi n g af t e r y o u. Who is t h e m o s t p o w e rf ul p e r s o n in t h e cri mi n al jus tic e s y s t e m ? - Pro s e c u t or ( m a k e s d e cisio n s b a s e d u p o n r e s o urc e s , c o n sis t e n c y, c o m m u nity s t a n d a r d Cri m e a g ai n s t pr o p e r ty: Van d alis m . Gr affiti, c a r t h eft, a r s o n, for g e r y, id e n tity t h eft Prosecutor t h e o n e w h o b rin g s t h e cri min al a c tio n s a g ai n s t a n o t h e r in t h e n a m e of t h e g o v e r n m e n is - Ele c t e d b y a c o u n ty. - Call e d fe d e r al pr o s e c u t o r, s t a t e s a t t or n e y, e t c… - Bring cri min al c h a r g e s a g ai n s t p e o pl e b a s e d o n t h e infor m a tio n t h e y r e c eiv e t y pic ally f ro m p olic e. - On c e t h e c h a r g e is file d, it is t h e p r o s e c u t o r w h o d e ci d e s w h a t c h a r g e s t o file, w h e t h e c h a r g e s a r e di s mi s s e d D ef e n s e lawy e r s: d ef e n d t h e d ef e n d e e ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course CJUS 300 taught by Professor Debrota during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.

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