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Civil vs. Criminal Law

           Civil Law Criminal Law Definition Civil Law refers to disputes between   individuals, organizations, or between the two. Criminal Law refers to disputes   between the state and its citizens. It deals with the legal punishment of criminal offences. Burden of Proof In civil law the burden of proof falls   on the plaintiff. The plaintiff must show on a balance of probabilities that   the defendant is probably guilty. In criminal law the burden of proof is on the state/government,…

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