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To initiate a lawsuit or continue a legal proceeding for the recovery of a right; to prosecute, assert a legal claim, or bring action against a particular party.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

TO SUE. To prosecute or commence legal proceedings for the purpose of recovering a right.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Justice Isa asked whether the relevant authorities were directed for explanation on a note on which suo moto was taken.
Inoltre, l'autore accosta realta a visioni oniriche o estatiche come quelle che ossessionano la protagonista: "Tiro fuori il suo cuore maledetto, lo sbatto vicino al muro eil rancore mi fa barcollare sui tacchi" (228).
The helmer is also an oncamera participant in these discussions; Suo exercises restraint as the strong-willed Petit threatens to leave the project if the director proceeds with plans to film a dance sequence in a public park.
Hummer had a far higher intrinsic value than many people realized, said Suo Lang, sporting a black leather jacket in Lumina s Hong Kong office overlooking Victoria Harbour.
Si vedano almeno Realismo dantesco e altri studi, Milano Napoli, Ricciardi, 1961; Con Dante fra i poeti del suo tempo, Lecce, 1966; Con Dante fra i poeti del suo tempo, 1971, seconda edizione arricchita e riveduta; Dante, Boccaccio, Leopardi, Napoli, Liguori, 1980; Da Dante a Croce: proposte consensi dissensi, Congedo, Galatina, 2005 (Collana Dipartimento); Su Dante e il suo tempo con altri scritti di Italianistica, 2009, Congedo (Collana Dipartimento).
Suo Cable will use the new network to roll out high speed Internet and video services later this month.
Anna Maria Cesi al Principe Michele Peretti suo sposo e consorte." In Chiesa Sistina, ed.
Suo discovers in all stages of dancing the complexities of the human condition of love and captures them with warmth and humor.
'The reasons will be recorded as this suo motu case is disposed of without interference in tax matter,' said the order which has practically withdrawn an earlier order of an SC bench.
Even before taking over as chief justice, Mr Jillani tried to end the suo motu controversy.
During the proceedings, Justice Isa while heading a two-judge bench questioned whether the matter of unreasonable deduction by mobile network companies in the name of different taxes falls under Article 184(3), the suo moto jurisdiction.
On November 22, Supreme Court had reserved verdict in a suo motu case pertaining to Faizabad sit-in staged by Tehreek-e-Labbaik (TLP) in 2017 against controversial changes in lawmakers' oath.