Civil Liability of Federal Reserve and Member Banks, Shareholders, and Officers

In Legislation Civil Liability of Federal Reserve and Member Banks, Shareholders, and Officers in the U.S. Code: Title 12, Chapter 3, Subchapter XVI The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating civil liability of federal reserve and member banks, shareholders, and officers are […]

Civil Rights

Civil Rights in the United States Civil Rights Definition The rights of a citizen; the rights of an individual as a citizen; the rights due from one citizen to another, the privation of which is a civil wrong, for which redress may be sought in a civil action. Also sometimes applied to the […]

Civil Penalty

Concept of Civil Penalty in Foreign Trade A definition of Civil Penalty in relation with foreign trade is provided here: A monetary penalty imposed on a USPPI, authorized agent, FPPI, carrier, or other party to the transaction for violating the Foreign Trade Regulations, including failing to […]

Civil Justice System

Resources Further Reading Speaking rights: evaluating juror discussions during civil trials, Hannaford-Agor, Paula, Hans, Valerie P., and Munsterman, G. Thomas, 85: 237-243 (Mar.-Apr. '02, AJS Judicature) Access to civil justice: Is there a solution? (viewpoint), Moon, Ronald T.Y., 88: […]

Civil Arrests

Civil Arrests (Provisional Remedies) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of civil arrests. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Provisional Remedies is provided. Finally, the subject of Remedies in relation with civil arrests is examined. Note that a list […]

Civil Actions

Civil Actions in the United States Investigating Particular Civil Actions This section examines the Investigating Particular Civil Actions subject in its related phase of trial. In some cases, other key elements related to trials, such as personal injury, business, and criminal litigation, are […]

Civil Contempt

Civil Contempt (Contempt) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of civil contempt. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Contempt is provided. Finally, the subject of Sanctions in relation with civil contempt is examined. Note that a list of cross references, […]

Citizenship

Citizenship in the United States Definition of Citizenship Citizenship means membership in a political community. Citizenship may pertain either to a state or to the United States or to both. Each status carries with it certain obligations of the citizen and also gives the citizen the […]

Civil Disorders

Civil Disorders in the United States Police in the United States: Contemporary Issues and Trends Police and Civil Disorders Introduction to Civil Disorders The police are crucial in preventing and controlling civil disorders. In the aftermath of civil disturbances in the 1960s, for example, […]

Citizen Involvement in the Courts

Resources Further Reading Alablama Citizens Consider Criminal Justice Problems (news), Author, No, 60: 151 (Oct. '76, AJS Judicature) Anatomy of a 'Court Reform', Sweet, Linda F., 62: 37-43 (Jun.-Jul. '78, AJS Judicature) Are Judges Responsible for Victims Too? (query), […]

Cities

Cities in the United States Introduction According to the Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, "Cities, unlike states, are not mentioned in the Constitution. Many other important collective institutions in our society, such as corporations, are not mentioned in the Constitution […]

Cigarette Filters

Cigarette Manufacturer's Liability for Mesothelioma Caused by Asbestos Fibers in Cigarette Filters This section discusses generally the subject of Cigarette Manufacturer's Liability for Mesothelioma Caused by Asbestos Fibers in Cigarette Filters, how to determine the facts essential to […]

Civil Remedies

Civil Remedies in the United States Crime Victimization by Civil Remedies For a global treatment on the topic, see here. For U.S. information on the subject, see here. Aiding and Abetting Similar to civil conspiracy, when someone, not the actual perpetrator, so significantly contributes to […]

Civil Forfeitures

Civil Forfeitures (Forfeitures) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of civil forfeitures. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Forfeitures is provided. Finally, the subject of Admiralty Law in relation with civil forfeitures is examined. Note that a list of […]

Civil Discovery Sanctions

Civil Discovery Sanctions in the Federal Courts This section discusses generally the subject of Civil Discovery Sanctions in the Federal Courts, how to determine the facts essential to Civil Discovery Sanctions in the Federal Courts, and, to some extent, how to prove it in litigation and […]

Citizens

Citizens and Courts Facilitating caseflow (letter), Cousins, William J., 79: 5 (July-Aug. '95, AJS Judicature) Familiarity breeds respect: how Wisconsin citizens view their courts, Kritzer, Herbert M. and Voelker, John, 82: 58-64 (July-Aug. '98, AJS Judicature) Fee shifting and public […]

Civil Rights Laws

Civil rights are the collective rights of individuals to receive equal and fair treatment under the law, which includes freedom from discrimination in employment. Learn more about the meaning of civil rights in the legal dictionary (no the United States-specific).

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Civil Liability State Law

Civil Liability State Law in the United States Civil Liability State Law in relation to Public Officers Civil Liability State Law in relation to Accountability of public servants civil liability In the context of Local and State goverment law and Civil Liability State Law, find out more […]

Civil Procedure Action

Civil Procedure Action in the United States Scope of the Civil Procedure Action Scope of the Civil Procedure Action covers the following subsections: Sculpting the Lawsuit: The Basic Rules of Joinder Joinder of Parties under Rule Joinder of Parties under Rules 9 and Jurisdictional Fellow […]