Week 1 Discussion Tort Law and Criminal Procedure

  •  specify the key differences between criminal law and tort law. Next, explain the common approaches that the judicial system takes in order to ensure that the public upholds these two (2) types of laws. Provide one (1) specific example of cases in which the judicial system applies these approaches to support your response.
  • In the context of criminal law, what is “substantive law,” and what is “procedural law?”  What are the meanings and differences between these 2 terms?  As a member of society, which of these 2 types of law are you generally more aware of?  Which is more important, if either?