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- n. 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
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Soon after his accession, Innocent found it necessary to take legal action against the Barberini for misappropriation of public moneys.
Please be advised that we will take the necessary legal action against you if you do not make an attempt to contact Mr. Watkins after this holiday weekend.
Half revolution doesn't work, a headline last week in Egypt's Al-Ahram Al-Massai newspaper said after demonstrators returned to Tahrir Square to press for swifter political reforms and bolder legal action against officials from Mubarak's regime who were accused of corruption and killing protesters.
And we've also made the point that if we can't achieve that diplomatically, then we haven't ruled out, and continue to leave open as an option, taking legal action before the International Court of Justice or the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea to make that very same point.
In 1994 and again in 1998, a number of injured workers, plus representatives of three workers who had died, took legal action in the United Kingdom against Thor’s British parent company, Thor Chemical Holdings TCH.
Still, as Playmate said, add money to the mix and somebody would take legal action to become Kayne’s legal guardian.
In the end, that will only be effected by diplomatic means both by Australia and the international community, or by the possibility of international legal action before either the International Court of