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lawsuit

Law & medicine An action in which one party, a plaintiff, seeks a remedy for a wrong allegedly committed by another–eg, defendant. See Class action lawsuit, Parasitic lawsuit, Qui tamlawsuit.
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The National Civil Trial Competition strives to bring a realistic courtroom environment for the students to experience as we believe that it inspires them to bring their best advocacy skills to the table," stated Prof.
ABOUT THE AMERICAN CIVIL TRIAL BAR ROUNDTABLE: The American Civil Trial Bar Roundtable brings together leaders of the major civil trial bar organizations and the ABA to work together in the continuation and preservation of the civil trial justice system.
While current standards are more restrictive in what qualifies as civil trial experience, the proposed amendments, if adopted by the Board of Governors, will allow for a wider range of experiences that will qualify as civil trial experience.
It is an honor to support Loyola's National Civil Trial Competition because it challenges law students to do their best, and helps to shape their career path as future litigators.
Reis Veiga and Perez Pallares supervised the purported clean-up for Texaco in the mid-1990s that is the focus of the indictment, and both continue to play active roles in supervising Chevron's defense in the civil trial.
Loyola's National Civil Trial Competition gives law students an opportunity to experience a civil trial from both the plaintiff's and defendant's perspective," stated Timothy J.
Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, 1991, recertified 1996, 2001, 2006
Recognized nationally as one of the top among the circuit of law school trial advocacy competitions, the National Civil Trial Competition is "by invitation only" and more than 50 law schools applied to participate in this year's event.
3 to begin jury selection for a civil trial expected to last two months, lawyers said Tuesday.
Simpson Civil Trial Programming With Unique Interactive Content," moved earlier today, we are informed by the client that the first sentence of the release should read, "Beginning tomorrow, E
LOS ANGELES -- Pepperdine Law School was announced as the champion of Loyola Law School's 5th annual National Civil Trial Competition on Saturday, November 11, 2006 at an awards banquet held at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.