Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The civil department or calendar of a court having also a criminal department or calendar. CiVil War. A war between citizens of the same nation; the war of the Rebellion in the United States which lasted from 1861-1865. Civilian. A scholar versed in the Roman law.