Common law is inherently adversarial the courts

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Unformatted text preview: istrative justice system). Actions: Actions in law have nothing to do with innocence; they have to do with liability. Prosecution: In a criminal trial, it’s a prosecution. Their goal is to demonstrate guilt. Application: In an administrative law situation, the process is kicked off by what is called an application for judicial review. This is what is known as an adversarial system. Common law is inherently adversarial. The courts cannot initiate any actions. Initiating a proceeding requires that you meet certain standards. You take your client to court because you want something. Alternative dispute resolution: an alternative to the adversarial system in the courts....
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