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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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On March 1, 2018 the Civil Court released its ruling which confirmed that the force majeure event had occurred.
Plaintiff appeals from an order of the Civil Court which denied its motion, granted defendant's cross motion, and, sua sponte, awarded defense counsel $250 in "fees.
An auditor was appointed by civil court to determine the source of the money and the conditions in which it was transferred to the company in Dubai.
4million between fee income and the costs of the civil courts.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Supreme Board of Judges and Prosecutors (HSYK) forgot to appoint judges to the 1st and 2nd Civil Courts of Peace in ystanbul's KE-cE-kcekmece district after many judges in the regional civil and administrative courts were reassigned by the HSYK on Feb.
The accused have repeated avoided summons and warrant served to them by Gurgaon civil court earlier.
Summary: The man moved to the Civil Court to demand Dh5 million in damages for the injuries he suffered as a result of the attack.
The courts held that the civil court is bound by a judgment issued in a criminal case but only in relation to the matters decided in the criminal judgment that are common to both the criminal and civil proceedings, the legal description of the act and it can be attributed to the perpetrator.
Roth is a member of the Civil Court Practice Section and the Judiciary Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association.
Kourlis (founder of the Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System and former Colorado Supreme Court judge) and Olin (a legal affairs journalist who is editor and publisher of Corporate Responsibility Magazine) present an agenda for civil court reform for the United States, arguing that the process has become corrupted in a manner that is undermining the ability of civil courts to play the role for which they were intended by the Founders.
Although the Constitutional Court annulled unanimously the law which would give civilian courts the power to prosecute military personnel accused of crimes against national security, constitutional violations and attempts to topple the government, a civil court accepted Poyrazkoy indictment about 17 naval officers.
4) "Court reporting" means the act of making a verbatim record of the spoken word, whether by the use of written symbols, stenomask equipment, or electronic devices, in any proceedings pending in any of the courts of this state, including all discovery proceedings conducted in connection therewith, any proceedings reported for the court's own use, and all proceedings required by statute to be reported by [begin strikethrough]a certified or official[end strikethrough] an approved court reporter or civil court reporter.
Businesses are being seriously let down by the civil court system and penalised by escalating costs and unprecedented delays, the Institute of Credit Management has claimed.
As dioceses grew in power, bishops claimed ownership, winning civil court cases brought by the parishes.
The Selangor State Islamic Affairs Council, which still regarded Rayappan as a Muslim and thus must be buried according to Muslim rites, has taken the matter to the Sharia court while Soosay has gone to the secular civil court, challenging the hospital to release her husband's body to her for a Christian burial.