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civil law


Definitions of civil law

a legal system developed from Roman codified law, established by a state for its regulation

The People's Republic of China is a civil law system based on native customs and practices with Soviet and German influences.

any law concerned with non-criminal matters, rights and remedies

Relatives of the American victims have started a civil law suit in an attempt to recover more than $10bn damages.