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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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Scotland s outdated civil court system must be replaced with one that is more effective and efficient for all parties involved, Community safety Minister warned today as she gave evidence to the Parliament s Justice Committee on the Courts Reform Bill.
Though it can be tough to make progress in certain states where legislatures are effectively controlled by the plaintiffs' bar, our Judicial Hellholes program has been credited by judges, lawmakers and business leaders in a number of jurisdictions for sparking debates that led to reforms and better balanced civil courts, which in turn have helped promote economic growth and job creation.
FIFA warned last season football would be "in danger" if clubs followed Swiss side FC Sion's move to take their grievance to a civil court after being kicked out the Europa League for fielding ineligible players against Celtic.
Platini says that Sion's approach through the civil court cannot be allowed to take root in football.
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.
New Look declined compensation from the court and now intends to pursue the two women in the civil courts.
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.
However, if one of the parties is a non-Muslim, then the civil courts should decide.
At the same time, family courts held in magistrates' courts around Merseyside have joined the civil courts in a multi-million pound complex at City Square in Moorfields.
When this incident went to trial, both the criminal and civil courts decided that Herpolsheimer had acted in self-defense, the result being that Herpolsheimer won a counterclaim against McGinley for "battery and trespassing" and "pain, suffering and mental anguish.
The centre has signed up to the Retail Civil Recovery Scheme which takes claims through the civil courts to seek compensation.
Kay Staley filed a lawsuit against Harris County last year over a monument that sits outside the Civil Courts Building.
SHOPLIFTERS can expect to be taken through civil courts by retailers determined to recoup their losses with the launch of the country's first co-ordinated scheme.
1) Instead of keeping this dispute "within the family", Marc turned to the civil courts for relief.
According to the court, the Arkansas Constitution speaks of the State's duty toward the mentally ill, and the Arkansas State Hospital, a division of the Department of Human Services, has responsibility for treating citizens committed by civil courts or by criminal courts for evaluation.