Origin of civil law
OTHER WORDS FROM civil lawcivil-law, adjective
Words nearby civil law
How to use civil law in a sentence
Criminal law, unlike civil law, is less likely to hold defendants liable for the actions of a third party, even if that third party is the defendant’s child.
We are confident that a review of all documents and statements will show that Cisterra and its employees acted appropriately and complied with all criminal and civil laws.District Attorney Investigators Raid Hughes Marino, Cisterra on 101 Ash St. Mess|Lisa Halverstadt|October 5, 2021|Voice of San Diego
The groups ask for James to adopt a civil law standard for determining Cuomo’s potential wrongdoing, as opposed to the criminal standard of “beyond a reasonable doubt.”Women’s groups propose rules for sexual harassment investigation of New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo|Michael Scherer|March 5, 2021|Washington Post
Dycus said the Insurrection Act can be used only if civil law enforcement can’t handle the problem.
Under the Posse Comitatus Act, active-duty troops cannot be used for civil law enforcement.
They are, to say the least, preparing for civil war (the polling stations are stormed by armed gangs).
But what is there more irresponsible than playing with the fire of an imagined civil war in the France of today?
Unless there is a court decision that changes our law, we are OK.
Submission is set in a France seven years from now that is dominated by a Muslim president intent on imposing Islamic law.
A few days later, Bush replied, “We will uphold the law in Florida.”
His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
He that seeketh the law, shall be filled with it: and he that dealeth deceitfully, shall meet with a stumblingblock therein.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.Children's Ways|James Sully