Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A court dealing with noncriminal cases.
- ‘In a civil case, there is a lot to be said for that proposition, and generally speaking, that is the law in the civil courts.’
- ‘These courts became and remain civil courts of limited jurisdiction.’
- ‘He has filed lawsuits in civil court to stop the scam.’
- ‘The answer is that the very same public policy that causes the civil courts to refuse the claim points in a quite different direction in considering a criminal offence.’
- ‘It is one thing to say that the powers of the civil courts can be invoked to enforce the criminal law.’
- ‘Medical malpractice cases are tort cases brought in civil court, in which either the plaintiffs or the defendants prevail.’
- ‘The situation in civil court was mixed, and dire in some states.’
- ‘Such a submission is a feature of life in the criminal courts but a rare occurrence in the civil courts.’
- ‘This action provoked an immediate response from Congress, questioning the authority of the President to bar access to the civil courts.’
- ‘The matter is to be dealt with at the next civil court assignment list.’
- ‘As for civil cases, children have to go to the adult civil court or the economic court.’
- ‘It asks whether cameras should be allowed in Crown Court, magistrates' courts, the civil courts, appeal courts and others such as tribunals.’
- ‘While workers will be able to uphold their rights under contract law in the civil courts, he doesn't see this as a viable or accessible option for most workers.’
- ‘Indeed, the evidence discloses that the advice from the township throughout to the plaintiffs was that they would have to take legal action in the civil courts.’
- ‘That is what a theory of civil harms is for, and such torts are addressed not in criminal but civil courts, where the plaintiff, not the government, collects the monetary damages.’
- ‘Persons who have grounds for an action for unlawful arrest or malicious prosecution have a remedy in the civil courts against the person or authority responsible.’
- ‘It came not in criminal court but in civil court, where the standards of evidence are much lower than in criminal court.’
- ‘Supposedly, the parties to a case could decide whether to take it to a civil court or a religious court, but, if the parties disagreed, whose voice would prevail?’
- ‘As several readers have rightly pointed out, this is for criminal courts only and civil courts work on a ‘balance of probabilities’.’
- ‘These claims are duked out in civil court rather than family court, and they must be based on the individual state's contract laws.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.