Civil litigation is a dispute between parties that is not a criminal case. It could be a corporation versus a corporation, domestic cases, contract disputes, insurance claims, personal injury claims. All of those are civil litigation.
Civil rights law protects individuals from discrimination and unfair treatment in public life. Both the federal government and the states have laws protecting individuals rights from interference by the government and businesses. For example, freedom of speech, freedom to own a firearm and freedom from job discrimination based on race are all protected by civil […]