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legal action

n. any lawsuit, petition or prosecution.

legal action

noun action, action at law, cause, instituted proceedings, judicial proceedings, judiiial recourse, lawsuit, legal process, legal recourse, litigation, matter, proceeding, process, prosecution, suit, suit in law
See also: action, case, cause, controversy, day in court, lawsuit, matter, proceeding, prosecution, suit
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According to the report, it is not clear what form of legal action was planned, but this could be a judicial review of the UKBA's decision to revoke its licence.
Legal Action Workshop has been offering Limited Scope Representation for more than 6 years.
He confirmed that legal action would be launched in Germany, Belgium and France.
Applying FAS 5, legally enforceable obligations for environmental cleanup need not be disclosed, so long as legal action is neither pending nor considered probable.
The campaign group said it would shortly be announcing how it intended to encourage workers to take legal action for compensation.
Much of the book is devoted to exploring the uncertain boundaries and uneasy relationships between naturales, especially those legitimated by subsequent marriage or legal action ("rescript"), and their legitimate kin.
Pauls, who did not return calls requesting comment, now faces legal action because Seattle law prohibits businesses from discriminating based on sexual orientation.
LAST-DITCH attempts to bring peace to Welsh rugby look to have collapsed amid the threat of legal action against the Welsh Rugby Union by Llanelli.
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As it concerns my integrity, I decided to take legal action and I had to leave, since you can't have a president taking legal action against his company.
Employers who have faced legal action rank each reason higher.
For example, companies using a logo from another Web site without approval could face legal action, as could those downloading text or photos from the Internet without permission and using a competitor's name as a metatag in HTML to get traffic to a site.