civil liability – liability imposed under the civil, as opposed to the criminal, law

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civil liability:
(1817)

1. Liability imposed under the civil, as opposed to the criminal, law.

2. The quality, state, or condition of being legally obligated for civil damages. [1]

1. Liability to be sued in a civil action, as distinguished from criminal liability which is the liability to a criminal prosecution. [2]

1. Liability to be sued in a civil action, as contrasted with criminal liability, which is liability in criminal prosecution. [3]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black & Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-62130-6

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition
 by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.

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