enjoining enjoining  /ɛn ˈdʒɔ ɪ nɪŋ/


  • (n) (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity



  1. Labor Mediator Theodore Kheel proposes enjoining only those strikes that affect public health and safety; others, he feels, can be managed within the strategies of arbitration.
  2. Without another word, Johnson dictated an order enjoining the marchers until after the Thursday hearing.
  3. They fake stories, trick each other out of pictures, keep plenty of lawyers busy enjoining a competitor's publication at the slightest excuse.


  • Court Denies Review in Supermarket Picketing Dispute

    The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday left standing a California Supreme Court decision upholding state laws that largely prohibit courts from enjoining union picketing during a labor dispute.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Metropolitan News-Enterprise


  • "The District Court abused its discretion in enjoining APHIS [the Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service] from effecting a partial deregulation and in prohibiting the possibility of planting in accordance with the terms...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: New York Times

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