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Chapter 08 Introduction to Criminal Law - Summary Notes

Chapter 08 Introduction to Criminal Law - Summary Notes

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Chapter 08 –Summary Notes
 
Every crime is made up of certain elements.
beyond a reasonable doubt in order to convict a person.
A single act can be both a criminal and a civilwrong.
For example, the state can prosecute and punish the personfor the crime, and the injured person can sue for damages incivil court.
 
Both the federal and stategovernments have criminal laws.Some acts can be prosecuted only instate courts while other acts can beprosecuted only in federal courts.Certain crimes that violate both stateand federal law can be prosecuted ineither state or federal courts.

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