Our Legal Law

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Our Legal Law
1 Criminal Law
1.1 felony
1.1.1 Example robbery burglar aka braeking and entering Homicide aka murder
1.2 misdemeanor
1.2.1 Example vandlism and arson less than a year
1.3 Steps in a criminal case
1.3.1 Arraignment. Preliminary Hearing 2nd Arraignment (Superior Court) Pretrial Hearing & Motions Jury Trial
2 Civil Law
2.1 Tort is a fancy name for Civil law
2.2 cases that involve a plaintiff suing another person for damages & ect.
2.2.1 defendant the person being sued
2.2.2 plaintiff the person fulling the lawsuit
2.3 U.S Court system
2.3.1 Furman vs Georgia (1972 suspended the use of the death penalty . the supreme court ruled the way death penalty was being used was "arbitrarily" freakish . the ban on the death penalty would last 4 years Gregg vs Georgia A jury found Gregg guilty of armed robbery and murder and sentenced him to death. On appeal, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed the death sentence except as to its imposition for the robbery conviction Miranda v. Arizona(1996) 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. The peoloce said they didnt read him his mirand right an on appeal, the Supreme Court of Arizona affirmed and held that Miranda’s constitutional rights were not violated because he did not specifically request council
2.3.2 Supreme court Court of appeals Superior court District court NC Court System
2.3.3 US Federal Court System US District Court U.S circuit Court of appeals U.S supreme court
3 Administrative law
3.1 Constitutional law
3.1.1 case over constitutional issues Giden vs Wainwight established a right to a lawyer Sixth Amendment guarantees right to a lawyer , right to trail fair, speedy , public trail
3.2 Government agency action can include rulemaking, adjudication, or the enforcement of a specific regulatory agenda
3.2.1 Examples: employment, legislative and broad policy decisions
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