criminal suit

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Noun1.criminal suit - a lawsuit alleging violations of criminal 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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'If this becomes a full-blown investigation, the penal provisions must be considered in the case that we should recommend criminal suit versus the officials who processed [the release of convicts] automatically,' Nograles said.
Meanwhile, Park is also leading another criminal suit against Kiwoom on allegations that it violated regulations on the capital market.
The government has not yet decided whether to file a criminal suit against the pair of officers.
The criminal suit against Srun is for using child labour and failing to prevent minors from entering the site.
He said there was also no bar to file a criminal suit against the accused government servant in the court of law in that regard or to refer the matter to any investigation agency.
The injured party may file a criminal suit directly."
It was also agreed that the criminal suit will remain in force against other suspects in Vice Mayor Sindatuk's killing.
The appellate court noted that at the time of the alleged commission of the crime that gave rise to the criminal suit before the RTC of Marikina City, Wahono and his corespondents were officers and members of the board of directors of CMMTC.
She filed a criminal suit in the Supreme Court, in which she won the right to receive alimony from her husband.
The music arrived during online discussions of a criminal suit against the artist born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.
Stating that he might also bring a criminal suit based on Article 122 of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK) -- which criminalizes discrimination based on race, language, religion, sex, politics, philosophical belief and differences of opinion -- E.