Intelligence Law Glossary - Civil Law Enforcement Proceeding


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Civil Law Enforcement Proceeding

Administrative Law

28 CFR § 77.2(d) [28 CFR PART 77—ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR ATTORNEYS FOR THE GOVERNMENT]

As used in this part, the following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context indicates otherwise:
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(d) The phrase “civil law enforcement proceeding” means a civil action or proceeding before any court or other tribunal brought by the Department of Justice under the authority of the United States to enforce federal laws or regulations, and includes proceedings related to the enforcement of an administrative subpoena or summons or civil investigative demand.