injunction

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injunction

[injungk′shən]
Etymology: L, injungere, to enjoin
a court order that prevents a party from performing a specified act.

injunction

(ĭn-jŭnk′shŭn) [L. injungere, to fasten, join]
A court order prohibiting an individual from performing some act or demanding that a person begin to perform some act.
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Mertz, one of the defendant corporation's vice presidents, (82) and the defendant filed a motion for a protective order to quash the deposition notice.
When the agency is looking to identify specific references in the most efficient manner possible, the insights of these team members, provided through counsel in ways consistent with the protective order, may be invaluable.
The court found that the proposed protective order contained excessively restrictive provisions, including those that prohibited contact with anyone who had consulted with a competitor in the previous two years; prevented the plaintiffs from seeing the protected materials; and threatened a 10-year jail sentence for violation of the order.
The violation of a protective order is now a criminal offense in 43 states and the District of Columbia (Miller, 1998).
While they argue that the ALJ's decision not to amend the stipulated protective order was based on an erroneous reading of the law, their legal arguments are not persuasive.
if the court orders that a sensitive investigative technique be disclosed, officers should work closely with the prosecutor, who may file a motion for a protective order or have to decide whether to proceed with the case.
You are also entitled to seek a protective order if the information sought contains trade secrets or commercial information of a confidential nature.
If the party seeking the deposition cannot show that the official has any unique or superior personal knowledge of discoverable information, the trial court should grant the motion for protective order and first require the party seeking the deposition to attempt to obtain the discovery through less intrusive means.
This Comment proposes that a court may, under certain circumstances, utilize its injunctive power to prevent confidential discovery materials under a protective order from being published by a media nonlitigant.
A victim under a protective order is left to hope that her predator is a good rule follower.
Alaska has been unable to enforce protective orders filed outside the state; SB 55 resolves that issue, making state and federal law consistent, and protecting vulnerable Alaskans regardless of where the protective order was filed.
article=1404&context=jgspl) one 2003 study , victims represented by an attorney were able to secure a protective order 83 percent of the time while victims without representation were able to get a protective order in just 32 percent of cases.

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