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en jaw i ning

  • n  (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
  • v  issue an injunction
  • v  give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

  • Last week the receivers of International Match brought suit to recover the bonds, obtained an order enjoining the Swedish banks from collecting interest and the fiduciary agent .
  • The Supreme Court ruled that a bill enjoining the Trade Commission from enforcing its orders should have been dismissed by the District of Columbia Supreme Court, jurisdiction .
  • 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.

  • Martha Coakley in Los Angeles Times
    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... Samuel Alito http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Alito&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGIxeyUSjyffal7TFe2oLlUjRO4uQ New York Times http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2010/06/21/21greenwire-supreme-court-lifts-ban-on-planting-gm-alfalfa-57894.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNE46WDk6ONi6dKx3U6JpLzt-Golog Jun 21, 2010 33202 42544 enjoy Today's landmark decision is an important step toward achieving equality for all married couples in Massachusetts and assuring that all of our citizens enjoy the same rights and protections under our Constitution," Coakley said. "It is...

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