Labour Movements And Strikes, Social Conflict And Control, Protest And Repression (France)

Receiving stolen property is against the law and is typically defined as someone purchasing or obtaining possession of items that have been stolen by someone else. Pleadings: The court documents filed with the court by the parties in a civil or criminal case. For example: motion to dismiss; motion for modification. Either party to a civil case may appeal to a higher court against the decision. Equity – The side of the court that hears and decides cases based upon general unwritten rules of fairness as opposed to the rules of common law. Equity courts award non-monetary remedies in contrast to courts of law, which award monetary remedies. The person who starts a civil case is called a claimant, and he or she has the burden of proving that, more probably than not, the other party (the defendant) committed a civil wrong. If the claimant is successful, the usual remedy … Read the rest