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criminal law
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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the body of law dealing with crimes against the state (like burglary) and their punishment as contrasted to civil law in which individuals can sue each other
  • They persisted in pleading Not Guilty to first-degree murder, so there was nothing much Atticus could do for his clients except be present at their departure, an occasion that was probably the beginning of my father's profound distaste for the practice of criminal law.
    p. 5.9
criminal law = the body of law dealing with crimes against the state as contrasted to civil law in which individuals can sue each other
There are no more uses of "criminal law" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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