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Describes the power of courts to hear a case brought by a state accusing a defendant of the commission of a crime.
A courts right to hear non criminal civil cases such as divorce, personal injury, tax and debt.
Deals with a wrong against another person. Civil law regulates disputes between private parties.
Deals with an individuals offences against the state or federal government. Criminal law regulates crime's committed against the government.
Is among two parties generally over the ownership of property.
Perceived as threatening, harmful or endangering to the property, health, safety and moral welfare of people inclusive to oneself.
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