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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In July last year, BBQ filed a criminal suit against current and former senior officials at BHC, claiming they made unauthorized access to BBQ's intranet and stole its new menu, business plans and marketing data.
She filed a criminal suit in the Supreme Court, in which she won the right to receive alimony from her husband.
The Attorney General presented a full briefing on duty of the Prosecution after it was separated from Ministry of Justice , pointing out that the Prosecution has become an independent power and concerns with procedures of criminal suit.
On Tuesday, another rally will be held to protest the LTFRB's filing of a criminal suit against him, San Mateo said.
The music arrived during online discussions of a criminal suit against the artist born Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy.
Cognizable and non-bail able offence (section 66-74) and May punished more than 3 years imprisonment or one hundred thousand fines or both in criminal suit and plaintiff can suit for damages and compensation in civil suit.
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.
Based on the Article 58 of the Criminal Procedures Law of 1991 and in keeping with the spirit of national consensus, the minister approved the appeal and dropped the criminal suit against Al-Mahdi, the state SUNA news agency quoted chief of the State Security Prosecution Yasser Ahmad Mohammad as saying.
Ferdinand Calimlim and the members of the provincial board are set to file a criminal suit against agencies after rules and laws they said were violated when the Department of Public Works and Highways started cutting century-old trees along the Manila-North Road from Rosales to Sison, Pangasinan from November 2013 to Feb 4,2014.
Penguin, India, took this book on knowing that it would stir anger in the Hindutva ranks, and they defended it in the courts for four years, both as a civil and as a criminal suit.
A statement from Peru's state prosecution service released after the hearing said: "The Callao state prosecutor's office has filed a criminal suit before the courts against Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid as suspected authors of a crime of drugs trafficking using transport.
While declaring Islam's degree fake the apex court directed the authorities to establish a criminal suit against him.