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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On 4 and 5 July 2017, a further UK High Court hearing was held to consider whether or not the interim injunction it obtained on 16 June 2017 should be continued.
Where there is a breach of a part 1 injunction, criminal legal aid will be available.
980(b)(1), Order Setting Hearing on Petition for Injunction for Protection Against Domestic Violence, Repeat Violence, Dating Violence, or Sexual Violence Without Issuance of an Interim Temporary Injunction.
There is also some evidence that the current status quo (both preliminary and permanent injunctions being more difficult to obtain) might change.
This, I will argue here, was a key fact that Judge MacKinnon and the lawyers seemed to ignore during the hearing of the motion for the injunction that was granted in Marc's favour in May of 2002.
The insurer asked the court to issue a preliminary injunction, the immediate issuance of an order controlling the Web site.
Supreme Court opined that injunctions have some advantages over statutes "in that they can be tailored by a trial judge to afford more precise relief than a statute where a violation of the law has already occurred.
In response to the notice, the tenant moved before the Supreme Court for the State and County of New York seeking a preliminary injunction staying the running of the notice and thereby forestalling the tenant's time to cure the rent default.
Reversing the injunction denial, the Federal Circuit applied its "general rule that courts will issue permanent injunctions against patent infringement absent exceptional circumstances.
One example is the NDP-initiated bubble-zone injunction cases in Ontario (Attorney General v.