a noncriminal lawsuit, usu. involving private property rights
The civil case involved divorce proceedings.
Awarded $3.8 million in his civil case, King opened a rap label, but it folded a few years later.
By the way, the existence of this civil case clearly shows the financial motivation that is behind all of this.
The judge has until October 16 to call him to testify before ruling on the civil case.
And the civil case is not expected to come to trial for two years in the best of circumstances.
The civil case just settled, if it had gone to court, would have required a lower standard of proof.
To the same year probably belongs the speech Pro Caecina in a civil case.
Specifically, in law, the go-between in a penal or civil case.
Magistrates have in civil cases jurisdiction up to 20, while an appeal lies from their decisions in any criminal or civil case.
Still, in a civil case, if he were to make an emphatic protest, the matter in all probability would not be pressed.
No civil case may be brought in any higher court until effort shall have been made to adjust it in a justice's tribunal.