Referat LAW of the USA Based on legal priciples from English Common law , re-embodied in the Bill of Rights , the first 10 amendements to the American Constitution . No uniform legal Code Judical Institutions : Department of Justice established in 1870 Federal Bureau of Investigations for serious crimes , rather like Scotland Yard or BKA Courts : district Courts , County ( Circuit ) Courts , State Supreme Court . Jury : consists of 12 persons , deciding between innocent or guilt . Offices connected with the Law : Sherrif : Head of County Police force Chief of Justice : appointed by President for life with consent of senate . Or by a variety of Ways No National Police System , no unarmed Police force Most State Judges are chosen by popular vote à Much Criticism Term ranges between 2 Years and for life . At County Courts rarely longer than 4 Years . Sentencing : Minor offences are regulatet with fines Felonies ( heavier Crimes ) cause imprisonment Serious Crimes ( Murder ) can even cause death penalty . ...
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