injunction injunction  /ɪn ˈdʒəŋk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a formal command or admonition
  2. (n) (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The government enforced prohibition during elections with an injunction.

News

  1. Port Allen council members look to judge for injunction against mayor

    Some city leaders are hoping to get a judge to issue an injunction against Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter's latest actions.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WAFB Baton Rouge

  2. Judge: Genesee Towers implosion injunction needs to be filed separate

    (06/10/13) - Flint's tallest building briefly took center stage in court Monday.  Flint resident Eric Mays is seeking an injunction to stop the demolition of Genesee Towers downtown.Genesee County Circuit
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC12 Mid-Michigan

  3. Injunction filed in Maid project

    Niagara Gazette — A preservation group has filed a preliminary injunction in State Supreme Court in Niagara County in an attempt to stop work being performed at the site of the former Schoellkopf Power Station.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Niagara Gazette

Quotes

  1. "During the meeting it became apparent that Ferrari have made an application to the French courts to apply for an injunction to stop us doing what we want to do," said Mosley.
    on May 15, 2009 By: Max Mosley Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We have very serious concerns that the Department of Interior is going to announce a second moratorium..............despite the injunction against the original moratorium, we currently have a de facto moratorium because of uncertainty from the...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bobby Jindal Source: NOLA.com

  3. Leader Nick Griffin said: "If we find out who it was and they are covered by the High Court publication injunction, then they are going to prison."
    on Nov 19, 2008 By: Nick Griffin Source: TeleText

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