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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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He said, 'It is unfortunate and wrongful for the Court of Appeal to have entertained a party in contempt of a valid court order to the extent of granting judicial favour by way of staying of execution of an injunctive order when the party at the centre of the dispute was in gross contempt of court.
There is a growing trend among state and particularly federal courts to entertain requests for injunctive relief in connection with an arbitration.
Rule 23(b) (11) allows for injunctive remedies under all three
Thus, we find no compelling reasons for the issuance of the injunctive relief prayed for," the CA ruled.
These perceptions about other's approval of problem behaviors (e.g., a perception that other college students think it is acceptable to use marijuana) are known as injunctive norms (Borsari & Carey, 2003; Cialdini, Kallgren, & Reno, 1990; Perkins, 2002; Rinker & Neighbors, 2013).
But on appeal, Charron claimed the injunctive order did not apply to him or his law firm.
The group filed a class action lawsuit against the company, seeking injunctive relief.
This case has heightened interest in MSHA's injunctive powers, which few fully understand.
Tyson will pay $500,000 to resolve all monetary and injunctive relief issues in the case, including all claims for back pay.
In contrast to penalties, we found that both the value of estimated injunctive relief and the amount of pollution reduction reported by EPA generally increased.
More problematic than the ethereal nature of the challengers' alleged injury is that the declaratory and injunctive relief sought would do absolutely nothing to redress their supposed injury.