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Exam 1 Notes - Types of Law Civil vs Criminal Law(LOOK AT COLUMS IN NOTEBOOK Civil-written to regulate interactions people had with each other It

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Types of Law Civil vs. Criminal Law (LOOK AT COLUMS IN NOTEBOOK) Civil- written to regulate interactions people had with each other. It tells us what we should do and tells us what punishments if rules not followed include all law other than criminal. Also includes torts(people injured and file lawsuit) Criminal- states not obligations but prohibitions(stuff you shouldn’t do) Substantive and Procedural Criminal law Substantive - Law of crimes. Codes define criminal behavior. Every state has their own set. Procedural - Regulates states (governments). States that government can’t do whatever they want in a criminal case. Perspectives on Criminal Law Consensus Model- Emile Durkheim - States criminal law is produced by consensus in society. Collective Conscience - shared beliefs we all share. Criminal law springs from this. Mala Prohibita - means something is wrong or bad because it is prohibited. Marxian Model- Karl Marx
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CJ 101 taught by Professor Slone during the Fall '08 term at Bloomsburg.

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Exam 1 Notes - Types of Law Civil vs Criminal Law(LOOK AT COLUMS IN NOTEBOOK Civil-written to regulate interactions people had with each other It

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