Crimes vs Civil Wrongs Comparison Essay by supercalifragilistic

Crimes vs Civil Wrongs
A comparison between civil wrongs or torts, and crime.
# 96551 | 1,291 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Jul 11, 2007 in Law (Tort) , English (Comparison) , Law (General) , Criminology (General)

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This paper takes a look at the issue of a civil wrong versus crime. According to the paper, a civil wrong is also referred to as a tort, which is covered by the tort law, a branch of civil law. The paper further reports that a crime is the violation of a public law and covered by criminal law.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Coleman, J. (2003). Theories of Tort Law. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. http://plato_Stanford_edu/entires/tort-theories
  • Cooley, S. (2001). Stalking and Criminal Threats. California Penal Code 422. Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
  • Collins, K. M. (2002). Negligent Homicide/Involuntary Manslaughter. International Encyclopedia of Justice Studies.

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