francine's personal webpage

illistrations, studies, and journals


(within the last minute) francine said:
what is tort and what is tort not

tort(s) ― the law of civil wrongs A wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results in injury to another party's person, property, dignity, or reputation and which is recognized by statue or common law as a legitimate basis for liability.


Civl and criminal (the differences)

  • who the parties are
  • plaintiff vs prosecution
  • What are the possible outcomes
  • liable vs guilty
  • The applicable standard of proof
  • preponderance vs beyond a reasonable doubt
  • The consequences for the defendant
  • civil damages vs criminal penalties
  • The procedural rules that apply
  • civil procedures vs criminal procedures

    Torts; disputes between private parties

  • the injured plaintiff beings suit against the defendant for damages

  • Criminal action; prosecutor (acting on behalf of the government) charges the defendant for a crime.

  • Injuries on which.... (cont. Later)
  • updates -

  • dec. 1 2019 - what is tort and what is tort not
  • second thing
  • third thing
  • fast travel, glossary

    what is tort and what is tort not