lawsuit

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a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

Synonyms for lawsuit

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

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What I find surprising is that, having acknowledged somewhat that he was venturing into dangerous legal territory, the judge did not make the effort to outline the well-established Canadian legal principle that civil courts are not to interfere in "domestic" or internal-church matters and the well defined exceptions to that principle.
DISPUTE A Swiss civil court later cleared the players to play in the domestic league but UEFA has enforced FIFA's ruling in European competition - and this has led to the current stand-off.
This means the Appeals Court feels the case does need a verdict and should be finalised by the civil court," she said.
The Civil Court found for the petitioner on both arguments, limiting the scope of Landaverde to notices to cure and notices of termination.
The court gave the order after hearing the arguments of the BJP leader Gopinath Munde, who had filed a case in the city civil court challenging his disqualification from contesting for the MCA chief's post in October.
According to details former Interior Minister Aftab Ahmed Sherpao facing murder charge of Nawab Akbar Bugti appeared in Balochistan High Court here Wednesday and requested the court to transfer his case from Anti Terrorism Court to Civil Court.
The plaintiff approached the RAK Civil Court which ordered the insurer to pay Dh300,000 in compensation, but being dissatisfied with the ruling, both the defendant and the plaintiff challenged the verdict.
A civil lawsuit could be lodged independently before the civil court, but after the criminal verdict becomes irrevocable," he added.
A Sion statement read: "After the refusal of UEFA to submit to the Swiss civil court injunction, which ordered immediate rehabilitation of FC Sion in Group I of the Europa League, the civil court of the Canton of Vaud today ruled no result and placing in Group I of the Europa League could, for the time being, be validated.
Islamabad, July 18, 2011 (Frontier Star): Islamabad civil court on Sunday sent PML-N member National Assembly Anjum Aqeel on one-day transit remand.
Shaikh Rashid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and Adeela Habib Hassan take over as High Civil Court judges.
His Majesty King Hamad today issued Royal Order 23 for 2010 naming Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Ahmed Yagoub Abdulla Kamal, Abdulla Yagoub Abdulrahman Abdulla and Adnan Abdulla Al Sheikh Hazeem Jassim Al Shamsi to the positings of presidents at the Supreme Civil Court of Appeal.
LANCASTER - A Superior Court judge who previously worked in Lancaster has been reassigned to a civil court in Palmdale as part of a midyear reshuffling of judges in the Antelope Valley.
This case was tried by the New York City Civil Court Judge Peter Wendt, who concluded that even though the cost of repair may exceed a building's value, a landlord is required to restore a damaged building since the rights of tenants in a rental building and the rights of shareholders in a cooperative, as well as New York's strong public policy, require that landlords maintain their buildings in habitable conditions.