(noun) An incident that occurs outside the process of law that does not involve repeated violence.
Example: A disagreement between neighbors about who will clean up a tree that fell over in a storm.
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- Plural: infralegal disputes
- Infralegal dispute is in contrast to extralegal dispute.
- political system
How to Cite the Definition of Infralegal Dispute
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “infralegal dispute.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 19, 2019 (http://sociologydictionary.org/infralegal-dispute/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
infralegal dispute. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/infralegal-dispute/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “infralegal dispute.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 19, 2019. http://sociologydictionary.org/infralegal-dispute/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“infralegal dispute.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 19 May. 2019. <http://sociologydictionary.org/infralegal-dispute/>.