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Civil Cases civil casesuit a legal action one party brings against another no crime committed lawsuit a legal action brought against a persongroup to collect damages for some harm that has been done -suit of equity kind of lawsuit that seeks fair treatment in a situation where there is no law in attempt to prevent a damaging action from taking place example a road is being built near a playground children could be harmed or kidnapped -injunction court order commanding a persongroup to stop a certain action Basic steps in the court procedure in civil cases 1 plaintiff hires an attorney who files a complaint 2 court sends the defendant a summons 3 defendants attorney files a written answer attorneys exchange pleadings 4 attorneys present sides of the case and await a verdict Criminal Cases -penal code the criminal laws of a state -federal penal code Types of Crimes 1 Crimes against people examples murder rape assault kidnapping manslaughter 2 Crimes against property examples vandalism larcenytheft burglary arson fraud 3 Victimless crimes crimes against morality no victim to bring complaint hard to enforce examples unauthorized gambling use of illegal drugs Court proceedings in criminal cases 1 Arrest suspect 2 Preliminary hearing 3 indictment 4 arraignment 5 trial 6 deliberation Aquittal not guilty Sentencing guilty Mistrialhung jury plea bargain plead guilty to a lesser offense
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