DISOBEDIENCE – The act of openly disobeying an unjust, immoral or unconstitutional law as a matter of conscience, and accepting the consequences, including submitting to imprisonment if necessary, to protest an injustice.
The category of court proceedings which seek to enforce the protections afforded by the U.S. legal system. This is in contrast to criminal, which is the government enforcing the duties imposed by the U.S. legal system.
Law. Relating to the rights of private individuals and legal proceedings concerning these rights, where no offense has been committed against society at large. Distinguished from criminal, military, or international regulations or proceedings.
A department of Leiden University in the Netherlands that has developed the most widespread method for classification and characterization of environmental threats (such as global warming, acidification and euthrophication).
not rude; marked by satisfactory (or especially minimal) adherence to social usages and sufficient but not noteworthy consideration for others; "even if he didn't like them he should have been civil"- W.S. Maugham