Our Legal system

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Chapter 15&16

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Our Legal system
1 Civil law
1.1 cases that involve a plaintiff suing another person for damages
1.1.1 plaintiff the person filling the lawsuit
1.1.2 defendant
2 Administrative law
2.1 is the body of law that governs the activities of administrative agencies of government.
2.2 -North Carolina State Court System
2.3 -US Federal Court System
2.4 -Exclusionary rule
3 Constitutional law
3.1 cases over the constitution
3.1.1 Gideon v. Wainwright Established right to a lawyer right to a lawyer, trial, speedy trial six amendment right to trial by jury mapp v. ohio Dollree Mapp was convicted of possessing obscene materials after an admittedly illegal police search of her home for a fugitive. She appealed her conviction on the basis of freedom of expression. miranda v arizona involving custodial interrogations. In each of these cases, the defendant was questioned by police officers, detectives, or a prosecuting attorney in a room in which he was cut off from the outside world.
3.2 miranda rights
3.3 Gregg v. Georgia
3.3.1 troy gregg been found guilty of murder and armed robbery and sentenced to death. He asked the Court to go further than it had in the Furman case, and rule the death penalty itself unconstitutional.
3.4 due process law
3.5 bail
3.6 libel
4 Criminal law
4.1 Misdemeanors
4.1.1 Examples Larceny
4.1.2 less serious crimes that are punishable with less than 1 year in prison regulates social conduct and proscribes whatever is threatening, harmful, or otherwise endangering to the property, health, safety, and moral welfare of people
4.2 felonies
4.2.1 Examples Homicide robbery Burglary
4.3 rape
4.4 -search warrant
4.5 Steps in Criminal Case
4.5.1 Police Investigation Arrest, Booking Preliminary Hearing, Arraignment, Trial Verdict, Sentence
4.6 death penalty
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