Recognize the primary purpose of a civil action generally (tort action) versus the primary purpose of a criminal action?
What is the standard of proof in a criminal action? In a civil action?
What are the potential remedies/punishments in a civil action? In a criminal action?
Who can file a civil action? Who is the party that can commence a criminal action?
Do you think the difference in process and procedure for civil vs. criminal actions are really necessary? Fair? If so, why? why not?
Would you rather be a juror on a civil or criminal action? describe.