Reading: (CU3 M2) The Nature of Criminal Law, Constitutional Rights, Defenses, and Punshiment
Chapter 10 provides an overview of criminal law in general, including constitutional protections for criminal defendants, defenses to criminal allegations, and the nature of punishment in criminal law. Pay particular attention to the discussion of the burden of proof in criminal cases. Compare this burden of proof to the burden in civil cases, noting the apparent contradictions that can arise from these differences.
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