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a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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The district courts of the United States have exclusive jurisdiction over civil actions brought against the PBGC, without regard to the amount in controversy.
The best way to avert liability under Section 1983 is to avoid the constitutional violations that underlie the civil actions.
Civil actions for damages, attorneys' fees, and other appropriate relief by persons suffering harm due to the violation.
The civil actions accuse the officers of brutality, unjustified shootings, racial profiling, excessive force, assaults, intimidation, illegal search and seizures, torture, perjury, falsification of evidence, and the filing of false police reports.
Vacco filed civil actions against the firms, charging them with high-pressure calling techniques as well as outright lies; sales practice abuses in which unlicensed solicitors falsified records and conducted unauthorized trades; and failing to report investor complaints and evasion of broker-dealer registration requirements.
During the past five years, Cadiz has initiated a number of civil actions against Waste Management in relation to the Rail-Cycle proposal.
The Justice Department criminal investigations have gathered force and direction in the shadow of high-profile civil actions, especially lawsuits filed by five states seeking to recover health care costs related to smoking and a giant class-action suit brought by about 60 law firms on behalf of all American smokers who said they were addicted.
Critics of civil actions blame supposedly `runaway' verdicts with crippling business and raising consumer prices.
OTCBB:GONTE) announced today that the civil actions involving the former Jones Naughton Entertainment Inc.
Separately, the Colombian government has brought criminal charges and civil actions in Colombia in its continuing efforts to undo the fraud allegedly committed by the defendants.
Department of Justice in connection with the criminal and civil actions involving unauthorized money-laundering activities of three former employees.