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The World Law Dictionary Project

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civil prosecution noun


a term used in some jurisdictions to describe a civil court action brought by one person against another that may result in money damages being paid eg a libel action or an action for wrongful death
In Florida, a law known as "stand your ground" can prevent criminal or civil prosecution when deadly force is used in self-defence.

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