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civil law -- as: contrasted to common law
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as: contrasted to common law Define
law developed by governmental groups in contrast to common law (based on custom and precedent)
  • Although it’s not as nuanced as common law, it is easier to look up rules of 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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