Public and Private Wrongs This week, you have been learning that criminal law establishes rules to protect against acts that are called public wrongs. Civil law, in contrast, deals with private wrongs or torts. Based on your reading for this week: Describe what is meant by public wrongs and private wrongs. With these thoughts in mind: Post a 300 word statement by Wednesday December 07, 2016 that describes what public wrongs and private wrongs are. Then use an example to illustrate each one. In your opinion, why do you think that the private wrong in your example is not “serious” enough to be considered a crime?