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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Judge Cynthia Holcomb Hall, writing for the Eighth Circuit in Gibson, explained that the 1908 doctrine of Ex parte Young "creates a legal fiction: A state official stops being a state official when he does something contrary to federal law" and is thus no longer entitled to the state's immunity from suit for injunctive relief.
The legislation provides that people with disabilities who believe they have been discriminated against by private operators of public transportation services may sue such operators under Section 204 of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which provides for injunctive relief.
The district court held that the inmate's allegations supported a claim for violation of the inmate's Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination and that preliminary injunctive relief was warranted.
A prisoner who had filed a habeas corpus petition filed a motion for injunctive relief to compel the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to make a determination of his eligibility for release to a community corrections center (CCC) pursuant to a former BOP policy.