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civil law
as:  contrasted to common law


Although it’s not as nuanced as common law, it is easier to look up rules of civil law.
  law developed by governmental groups in contrast to common law (based on custom and precedent)
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civil law civil code civil statutes
Strongly Associated with:   common law, statutory law, administrative law, criminal law
Notes:
Also called statutory law.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   civil law [9] , common law [4] , statutory law [3] , criminal law [7] , statutory law [3] , common law [4] , criminal law [7] , canon law [8] , public law [8]
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