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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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Recognizing that this order has not yet been challenged, it is illustrative of the types of behavior the government has attempted to enjoin.
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Heistein said RSA is attempting to intervene to enjoin HPD from pursuing this program and force the agency to revamp its procedures.
A taxpayer group sought to enjoin state authorities from funding a halfway house that incorporated Christianity into its treatment program, alleging that such funding constituted establishment of religion.
Following submission of the plan, the court rejected the plan, finding it unacceptable to the extent that it asked the federal court to enjoin further transfer from county jails of prisoners eligible for state incarceration.