What is legal action?

  • (noun): A judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong.
    Synonyms: action, action at law

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California Penal Code Section 597t - Court Cases - Animal Legal Defense Fund V. Mendes
... Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) sued Victor L ... In Animal Legal Defense Fund v. 136 (2008), the court ruled that ALDF had no private right to enforce 597t through civil action ...
Survivor (U.S. TV Series) - Controversies and Legal Action
... Early Show the morning after the sixth episode aired, stating she opted out of legal action because CBS had helped her "deal with the situation" ... Although legal action has yet to be taken against Hantz, the contract for a player in Survivor includes a liability of up to $5 million for the premature revealing of a season's results ...
Ellen G. White Estate - Use of E. G. White Manuscript Materials
... privately held collections of the unpublished writings, over which the White Estate threatened legal action ... In 2012, the White Estate initiated legal action in Australia and the United States against individuals they believe hacked into their online archives and downloaded the unpublished ... Injunctions in the legal action have suspended this activity until the court case is decided ...
Speaker Craft - Opinions About SpeakerCraft - Legal Action
... SpeakerCraft then developed Mounting System 540040012, which eliminated the need for the separate bracket used in the Sonance design. ...
Luis Yanza - Legal Action
... of the Frente de Defensa de la Amazonia, Yanza has spearheaded the multi-billion-dollar class action lawsuit against Chevron-Texaco for its environmental damage in Ecuador ...

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