Procedural law is a broad term that deals with the rules that the court, lawyers, and parties must follow to properly try a case in short, procedural laws deal with dates, times, numbers, and other procedural aspects of case that must be met in order for the case to proceed according to the law. In this lesson, you will learn what constitutes procedural law review the definition of procedural law, and examine several examples of procedural. Procedural law provides the process that a case will go through (whether it goes to trial or not)the procedural law determines how a proceeding concerning the enforcement of substantive law will occur substantive law defines how the facts in the case will be handled, as well as how the crime is to be charged.
Procedural law the body of law that prescribes formal steps to be taken in enforcing legal rights legal rights themselves are created and defined by substantive law different rules generally govern civil procedure and criminal procedure, or the procedure followed in trials and in appeals federal rules of civil procedure regulate actions in federal courts.
Procedural law consists of the set of rules that govern the proceedings of the court in criminal lawsuits as well as civil and administrative proceedings the court needs to conform to the standards setup by procedural law, while during the proceedings. Procedural law is the rules of conducting a legal action this is in contrast to “ substantive law ,” which refers to the actual laws by which a crime may be charged, or which govern how the facts of the case will be accepted and presented. Substantive law, which refers to the actual claim and defense whose validity is tested through the procedures of procedural law, is different from procedural law in the context of procedural law, procedural rights may also refer not exhaustively to rights to information , access to justice , and rights to public participation , with those rights encompassing, general civil and political rights.
Next, procedural law will determine the steps the case must take procedural law explained procedural law governs the mechanics of how a legal case flows, including steps to process a case procedural law adheres to due process, which is a right granted to us citizens by the 14th amendment.