Chapter 1 outline for the Midterm
Substantive criminal law: prohibits certain forms of conduct by defining crimes and establishing the
parameters of penalties.
Procedural criminal law: regulated the enforcement of the substantive law, the determina
The word vice comes from the latin vitium meaning fault or defect.
The term vice is associated with a number of crimes traditionally classified as offenses against
public decency or morality
Some of these offences, such as indecent exposure,
Chapter 2 Criminal Law and procedure
Federalism-the basic organizing principle
-under out federal scheme, the national government operates one criminal justice system to enforce
federal criminal laws and each state has a justice system to apply its own cr
Midterm study guide for law and procedure:
Substantive criminal law: elements of sexual assault
Where substantive criminal law comes from?
Us constitution, legislative acts, judicial review.
Procedural criminal law: the rules of evidence, the exclus