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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 Civil Trial Certification Committee is charged with the responsibility of reviewing and recommending changes to the standards for certification in civil trial law; evaluating applications for certification and recertification; and preparing and grading the annual examination, which is a requirement for all applicants.
8226; Finally, attorneys must pass a rigorous written examination which specifically addresses civil trial practice issues and procedures.
We must find a way to interest more law schools and law students in civil trial practice.
This panel examined the costs and benefits to the civil trial system that result from the increasing use of arbitration.
As a result of the ``stay'' the civil trial cannot go ahead as planned in October and a new date will have to be fixed for early next year.
In a ruling with implications far beyond its state boundaries, California's Supreme Court declared unanimously that the press and public have a constitutional right to attend civil trials.
Lebedoff ignores Exxon's settlement with the government, even though it must have influenced the company's approach to the civil trial.
1, 1995, the unprecedented changes are intended to assist jurors in sorting through evidence during the course of a civil trial.
Perhaps the taxpayer could have successfully argued, because the burden of proof in a criminal trial is heavier than in a civil trial, that despite the acquittal by the criminal court, he was nevertheless engaged in some business activity that would have supported a Sec.
LOS ANGELES -- Pepperdine University School of Law was announced as the champion of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles' 10th annual National Civil Trial Competition on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at an awards banquet held at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza in Los Angeles, CA.
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization & Education is proud to announce that 221 of The Florida Bar members who earned legal board certification in civil trial or tax law in 1983 have maintained their board certification status for 30 years, including eight who hold emeritus specialist status.
A civil trial attorney, Bonny Rafel also litigates in the area of first party claims against life and health insurance carriers who fail to provide benefits to their insureds.
Is there any greater feeling as a civil trial lawyer, than having successfully championed a client's cause to verdict?
Lawyers practicing civil trial law hold more specialist certificates than do lawyers in other legal categories, according to a recent survey by the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Specialization.