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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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We are confident that the district court, when it fairly applies the traditional principles of equity set forth in the Supreme Court's opinion, will grant the injunctive relief to which MercExchange is entitled.
Kindred also is seeking injunctive relief barring Ventas from taking any actions adverse to Kindred's interests premised upon Ventas' willful misinterpretation of Kindred's obligations under the Master Lease Agreements.
Specific to this study, injunctive norms are the least studied perceived norms sub-types.
The SEC commenced its action in June 1985 and subsequently filed a complaint for permanent injunctive relief against Price and former officers and directors of AM.
Ampersand is seeking unspecified actual and punitive damages, injunctive relief and attorneys' fees.
Court Denies Caliper's Request for Assignment, but Grants Injunctive Relief
SACRAMENTO -- Three insurance trade groups yesterday filed a lawsuit seeking declaratory and injunctive relief to stop enforcement of unfair California Department of Insurance (CDI) auto rating regulations which will harm millions of California policyholders.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone Container Corporation (NYSE: STO) announced today that the Delaware Chancery Court issued an opinion denying the reinstated request of two Series E Preferred stockholders for preliminary injunctive relief as to the merger of the company with Jefferson Smurfit Corporation (Nasdaq: JJSC).
The action was brought in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Moldova and the Republic of Moldova seeking damages and injunctive relief for various specified breaches of the Contract on Leasing Equipment and Licensing Technology dated April 29, 1996, as amended, between the Ministry of Economics of The Republic of Moldova and Intercomsoft (the "Supply Agreement").
Injunctive relief was granted prohibiting the practice of double-celling in certain areas of a prison, in a state prison inmates' class action challenging their conditions of confinement.
The group filed a class action lawsuit against the company, seeking injunctive relief.