Civil Law

Main ideas and important words

Main Idea 1

Civil law deals with noncriminal disputes, providing a way to settle personal disputes that do not involve criminal activity.

Main Idea 2

Civil law provides a way for you to get compensated for damage cause by another person.

Main Idea 3

Generally , people file civil lawsuits in court because they believe they have been harmed and should get some kind of payment to make up for it.

Plaintiff

The person suing.

Defendant

The person being sued.

Remedy

A solution to the harm caused by the person accused.

Equity

Justice under the law that is influenced by fairness.

Presented By:

Madison, Esther, Kyle, and Emmanuella