Criminal negligence is a far more serious form of negligence that usually involves the death of another individual. The defendant has failed to perceive the serious nature of his or her actions and instead precipitated a gross violation of the standard of care expected on an individual.
Criminal responsibility is a term in medical jurisprudence where an accuser’s mental capacity to understand the charges against him and may have no knowledge of the crime.
Cross-examination is the questioning of a witness for the other side in a case.
The Crown Court hears criminal cases that have been committed for trial before a judge and jury by a Magistrates Court. They also hear appeals for cases that were first dealt with by a Magistrates Court.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police and other investigative authorities, in England and Wales.
A lawyer (generally a solicitor or a barrister) working for the Crown Prosecution Service.
At fault or guilty of something.
A Custodial Sentence means a prison sentence. You hav been found guilty of the crime and the punishement is the serve a set amount of time in prison.
Custody with regards to the law has two meanings: – the protective care or guardianship of someone or something, or – imprisonment
Duties which are charged on imports of goods into the UK and on some exports.