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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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Rather than granting or denying the lead derivative plaintiff's request for a Temporary Restraining Order ("TRO") to enjoin several provisions in the November 14, 2005 merger agreement between Guidant Corp.
The suit seeks to enjoin enforcement of the rule, and to prevent EPA from telling states that they do not have flexibility in designing enhanced I&M programs.
However, the Court specifically refused to enjoin Hayes from discussing this important issue and from distributing a data file which merely identifies a modem that supports TIES.
seeking to enjoin the FDA from enforcing the "Alert List," an extra-legal device used by the FDA, and to enjoin the FDA from enforcing as legal requirements, "informal," unwritten and often conflicting standards and policies of FDA officials that are not subject to the normal and required rulemaking process.
The suit seeks one of the following alternatives: to enjoin the previously announced spin-off of Union Carbide Industrial Gases Inc.
The Motion filed in the District of Massachusetts asks the Court to preliminary enjoin ViaCell from future infringement of PharmaStem's most recently issued Patents, No.
5 million and enjoins certain conduct of the defendants in the future.
If the court enjoins against even several of these policies and procedures, managed care as we know it is dead.