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What is "a crime" in legal terms? And "being charged"? Watch an expert answering these and more questions about criminal and civil laws and complete the missing information in the exercise below. Write a word or phrase according to what you hear (in some gaps more than one word might be required).

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1. Laws are part of a social that the members of a state enter and a is something that the people of that society decide is .
2. The difference between civil and criminal law is in the remedies. In civil judgment, generally, the only remedy is financial ; people each other over money, for of contract or for some kind of injury. Criminal law is determined by - either a or incarceration.
3. When you are charged with a crime it means a prosecuting agency has decided to a criminal offence against you.
4. Probable cause is what police officers are supposed to have in order to be able to you, or to be able to get a signed against you. If an officer can articulate or spell out why they believe enough factors exist for them to either arrest you or detain you, then probable cause exists. There are things like suspicious movements, or if they smell drugs, things that would cause a reasonable person to be suspicious.
5. The difference between a misdemeanor and a felony is in the . A misdemeanor is punishable by up to one year in the . A felony is punishable by one year or more in the .
6. Arrested means that a police officer has what they believe to be to arrest you. That is a reasonable, articulable suspicion that a crime has been committed and you are the person that committed that crime.

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