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Question 1: He still has to prove his case in a civil action, unless the doctrine of ________ applies, as it does in most American jurisdictions.
Collateral estoppelRes judicataDouble jeopardyAppeal

Question 2: For example, a ________ may force a convicted defendant to pay a fine as punishment for his crime, and the legal costs of both the prosecution and defence.
PoliceLawJusticeCriminal justice

Question 3: [2] In ________ and England, however, a victim of a crime may incidentally be awarded compensation by a criminal court judge.
ItalyUnited KingdomCanadaFrance

Question 4: In ________ the federal Civil Procedure Code (in Portuguese: Código de Processo Civil; shorthand: CPC) governs civil cases both in federal and state jurisdictions.
East TimorPortugalMozambiqueBrazil

Question 5: The civil courts of ________ adopted an overwhelmingly unified body of rules as a result of the Woolf Reforms on 26 April 1999.
English lawEngland and WalesUnited KingdomScotland

Question 6: In ________ the prosecution must prove the guilt of a criminal “beyond reasonable doubt”; but the plaintiff in a civil action is required to prove his case “on the balance of probabilities”.
Scots lawContemporary Welsh LawEnglish lawNorthern Ireland law

Question 7: But the victim of the ________ generally pursues his claim for compensation in a civil, not a criminal, action.

Question 8: In ________ the rules of civil procedure are administered by each jurisdiction (federal and each province) and thus each has its own set of rules.
CanadaUnited KingdomUnited StatesBarbados

Question 9: If the plaintiff has shown that the defendant is liable, the main remedy in a civil court is the amount of money, or ________, which the defendant should pay to the plaintiff.
Deposition (law)DamagesJudgment (law)Pleading

Question 10: Civil Procedure is one of the first-year law school courses mandated by the ________.
Legal clinicJuris DoctorAmerican Bar AssociationContinuing legal education


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