civil suit

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Noun1.civil suit - a lawsuit alleging violations of civil law by the defendant
causa, lawsuit, suit, case, cause - a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Although the photographs taken that day were never published, the Wilsons filed a civil suit against the officers [4] who invited the reporters into their home.
The intern brought a civil suit alleging her termination violated her First Amendment rights.
Earlier this year, the city filed a civil suit against the men and got a ruling from a Santa Monica, California, superior court judge enjoining them from engaging in certain activities in a "safety zone" comprising the gang's traditional turf.
A civil suit had also been filed against Indecom, but it now has no assets either, and according to the memo, owes $100,000 to Citibank.
Bendig's civil suit names Cipolla, the Pittsburgh diocese, Bishop Donald Wuerl and two of his predecessors, a nun and three priests.
'If the special presidential fund does exist, then what was the point behind my civil suit against Najib on August 28, 2015?
The same resolution, however, denied younger Romero's second motion to dismiss the civil suit filed his father.
Washington, Jan.25 (ANI): The United States States has said that it is closely following developments related to a civil suit filed against India's Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath.
Crouse, pastor of the Holland Congregational Church, and the Arizona-based Alliance Defense Fund withdrew their civil suit from federal court July 3.
According to a civil suit filed by Anchor Bay before the criminal charges were filed last fall, a vendor company called Premiere Video Inc.
Inton said they are also planning to file a civil suit against Skyway O and M Corporation (SOMCO) and some of its executives.
'This cannot be further than the truth, the civil suit has nothing to do with the criminal investigations,' he said.