The CFAA has imprisoned many people, and many people want changes to the CFAA today. The CFAA was made to cover the majority of computer crimes. The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act was created because the United States Secret Service, and other government agencies needed a law to allow them to investigate cyber-crimes. The United States government also needed a way to discourage and stop people from hacking, accessing data, and many other internet crimes from a government computer. With computers on the rise, and the government converting to computers, the government needed a way to discourage and prosecute someone that damaged or gained access to the government’s information, and any other kind of computer.
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Substantive rules prohibit certain behaviors and define crime as well as establishing penalties and their parameter. Procedural rules, on the other hand, controls the enforcement of substantive law, determines guilt and the punishment to be imposed to the guilty. This paper explores criminal trial and the procedural steps in a criminal trial. Criminal Trial According to John (2010, p.16), there are basic procedural steps that are common to all prosecutions in a crime although some differ greatly among jurisdictions. Agencies enforcing law, arrests, cross-examine persons in custody and then conducts searches and seizures in every jurisdiction.