Chapter 8 Business and Online Crimes. Purpose of Criminal Laws. Allow people to coexist peacefully Allow commerce to flourish Protect people and property from injury by others. United States Criminal Law System. Person charged is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Business and Online Crimes
Any act done by an individual in violation of those duties that he or she owes to society and for the breach of which the law provides that the wrongdoer shall make amends to the public.
Pretrial Criminal Procedure
The Criminal Trial
After trial, the following rules apply: