CRIMINAL LAW BASICS
- Fundamental Principles:
- Have you exceeded speed while driving? Have you used your phone while driving? Eaten something at supermarket before paying for it? Each might amount to criminal offense and carry a sanction.
- Criminal law is a branch of public law; criminal conduct is conduct which gives rise to legal proceedings through prospect of state punishment.
- Criminal law is enforced by state and infringements are punishable by the state.