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Criminal Legal Systems can be loosely classified as either common or civil law in nature. However, today many jurisdictions have adopted hybrid models that combine elements of both styles of criminal defense system.
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Criminal legal systems can be loosely classified as either common, civil, Islamic or socialist law in nature. However, today many jurisdictions have adopted hybrid models that combine elements of various legal systems.
  
  
 
== Common Law ==
 
== Common Law ==
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===England===
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===United States===
  
 
== Civil Law ==
 
== Civil Law ==
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===France===
  
 
== Islamic Law ==
 
== Islamic Law ==
  
 
== Socialist Systems ==
 
== Socialist Systems ==

Revision as of 14:31, 7 April 2010

Criminal legal systems can be loosely classified as either common, civil, Islamic or socialist law in nature. However, today many jurisdictions have adopted hybrid models that combine elements of various legal systems.


Common Law

England

United States

Civil Law

France

Islamic Law

Socialist Systems