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civil law
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Seven times Congress had passed crushing acts against the state to keep it a conquered province, three times the army had set aside civil law.

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as: contrasted to criminal law Define
the body of law governing relationships between individuals not involving the state, such as the fulfillment of contracts
as: contrasted to common law Define
law developed by governmental groups in contrast to common law (based on custom and precedent)
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