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I. Civil Remedies in Criminal Courts
(10,208 words)

Volume XI: Torts | Chapter 13 (1972): Procedural Questions

Completed in December 1969

J. A. Jolowicz

A. Introductory

i. Nature of the Question

5. Despite the early identification in most legal systems of crime and tort, the distinction between them is today almost universally recognised (see supra ch. 1 and 8). The question whether a person should be subjected to the sanctions of the penal law on account o…

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J. A. Jolowicz, “I. Civil Remedies in Criminal Courts”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 19 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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