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  1. There's no real distinction. It just depends on which state you're in. There may be some philosophical difference as to whether wrongdoers are being punished by the government or by their fellow citizens, but it ultimately...

    4 Answers · Politics & Government · 22/06/2012

  2. ...vary slightly state to state, but here is the typical scenario: Criminal People v. Smith or State v. Smith If you're referring to a case...

    1 Answers · Politics & Government · 08/01/2009

  3. ..., the Queen), or in the USA, it would be The People v Smith or State of X v Smith. For example, if I steal...

    2 Answers · Politics & Government · 18/10/2015

  4. ...protect society from harm, and are punished by the government. So Smith v. Johnson could never be the case caption for a criminal case, unless there ...

    5 Answers · Politics & Government · 11/05/2011

  5. ...of Ne2w York or the People bringing action against ...). The name after the v. is always the defendant and he... v. Peter Paul Smith would, somewhere in the brief read, the...

    7 Answers · Politics & Government · 21/10/2007

  6. ... why criminal cases are cited as "Crown v. Smith", "People v. Jones", "Commonwealth v. Doe", etc, and...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 08/12/2009

  7. ... County v. Smith, 13 Wis. 585, 586, 80.... 754; Hendryx v. State, 130 Ind.... 21, 23, 45 So. 491; People v. Goldenson, 76 ...

    4 Answers · Politics & Government · 26/09/2007

  8. ... you in a country with a king or queen? It could be "Rex v Smith", where "Rex" is latin for "Her majesty the...

    2 Answers · Politics & Government · 10/09/2009

  9. ...39;et', so it would be "Smith e. Jones" not "Smith v. Jones") Richard

    5 Answers · Politics & Government · 30/11/2013

  10. ...court. In civil cases (like personal injury), it is an individual (Smith v. Jones), and in criminal, it is the People of the state (The State v. Jones). The defendant...

    3 Answers · Politics & Government · 21/06/2008

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