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GB Ch 1 T english - GeneralBusiness TheLegal Environmentof Business Prof.Susanpark ByT.English ChapterOne Civil Criminal Law There are four main

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General Business  The Legal  Environment of  Business Prof. Susan park  By T. English
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Chapter One Civil / Criminal Law There are four main differences between civil and criminal law: How are Rules  Determined? Standard of  Proof? Parties? Who directs  case? Civil  Violations of the rules set by society. Criminal laws are statutory - set by a legislature or Congress. Beyond a reasonable  Doubt Prosecutor/ state Defendant Prosecutor Criminal Case brought by one private individual or firm against another for physical or economic damages. Based on common law (court-made law). By preponderance of  the evidence Plaintiff (one private individual or firm) / Defendant Plaintiff
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Sources of Law The U.S Constitution Statutory Law and interpretation Administrative Rules and Regulations Common Law How to read and understand legal cases IRAC Issue Rule Analysis Conclusion
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Substantive/Procedural law Substantive Law- 
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