Question: Explain bodies of law?
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Subject: Digital Forensics

Topic: Bodies of law

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Criminal law :
Criminal law is the body of law that deals with crime and the legal punishment of criminal offenses. To maintain the stability of the state and society by punishing offenders and deterring them and others from offending. "Innocent until proven guilty": The prosecution must prove defendant guilty. A guilty defendant is subject to Custodial (imprisonment) or Non-custodial punishment (fines or community service). In exceptional cases, the death penalty.
Example - Theft, assault, robbery, trafficking in controlled substances, murder, etc

Civil Law :
Civil law deals with the disputes between individuals, organizations, or between the two, in which compensation is awarded to the victim. To deal with the disputes between individuals, organizations, or between the two, in which compensation is awarded to the victim. Claimant must give proof however, the burden may shift to the defendant in situations of Res Ipsa Loquitur (The thing speaks for itself). Compensation (usually financial) for injuries or damages, or an injunction in nuisance.
Example - Landlord/tenant disputes, divorce proceedings, child custody proceedings, property disputes, personal injury, etc.

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