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ação judicial em andamento

substantivo

partial

active case

noun

Definitions of active case

a lawsuit or legal action that is progressing through the courts and which has not yet gone to judgment

The agencies policies and procedures require holding a piece of evidence from an active case.

a crime that is currently being investigated by the police or other authority

there have been instances when cold cases have been solved during the investigation of a seemingly unrelated active case.