Questions tagged [injunctions]

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Is injunctive relief/money compensation guaranteed when a non-breaching party sues the breacher for violating any non-disclosure agreement?

If a Non-disclosure agreement is silent on whether injunctive relief or money compensation is agreed as a result of breach of agreement, are injunctive relief and money compensation still applicable ...
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Is it legal to break into a property from which you are unlawfully evicted by the landlord while they are currently inside if you don’t threaten/harm?

The landlady gave no formal notices or court processes to end my lease or repossess the property. I was out of the property at the gym for less than 2 hours, and returned to find she had hired a ...
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How did judicial review in the United States develop out of prerogative writs?

In this video, at 58:15 Justice Scalia says that the judicial review concept in the United States developed out of the prerogative writs: mandamus and injunction. What does he mean by that? How did ...
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What is the difference between mandamus and injunction? What if the party is a government official?

Wikipedia defines mandamus as: Mandamus is a judicial remedy in the form of an order from a court[1] to any government, subordinate court, corporation, or public authority, to do (or forbear from ...
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Can consumer Bob be gagged about a suit against Big Co. revealing major antitrust and policy-driven fraud causing widespread public safety issues?

Bob is your average consumer having bought a vehicle that turns out to have been an undisclosed “lemon law buyback” without any branding. Big Co., from the get go, had no intention to be bound by the ...
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If cause for injunctive relief becomes moot while case is pending, can it affect jurisdiction?

Suppose there's an interference tort (trespass/conversion) filed in federal court, and there is a jurisdictional requirement that the plaintiff be seeking injunctive relief (both parties are based in ...
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To which court can you file an interlocutory appeal from a superior court in California?

To the California Court of Appeal of the [ordinal number] District or to the United States District Court for the [geographic jurisdiction] District of California? If both, is any of them almost ...
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Is a Restraining Order or an Injunction Dropped in a Medical or Other Emergency

I was recently browsing through social media when I came across this image. (See below) As unlikely as it seems that this image is real, it did get me thinking, are Restraining Order or Injunction ...
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Court order to obtain US death certificate [closed]

My father was born in England and adopted as a young child. He never knew who his real parents were. I have recently found out who his mother and father were using DNA tests. I have obtained his ...
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How do the US Supreme Court justices decide to deny an application for injunctive relief?

On Dec 8 2020 the US Supreme Court denies Sen. Mike Lee's emergency application for injunctive relief to vacate the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision on Nov 25 2020. The US Supreme Court order to ...
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In BC, Canada, may an adult seek & receive a Protection Order if the respondent is the mother of the petitioner but the parties do not live together?

(N.B. I've never studied the Canadian legal system, I'm not Canadian, I don't live in Canada, and I've never been to Canada. But I like cheese curds.) In a nutshell: what I want to know (...
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Preclusive effect of federal declaratory judgment in state court criminal proceedings

This question presumes the following circumstances: A party files for declaratory relief in federal court requesting a state statute be declared unconstitutional (facially or as-applied) but chooses ...
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Outline Planning application on my land

A developer has submitted an outline planning application (major matters reserved for a later date) using part of our land as access to a larger site. We have a covenant on our land that would forbid ...
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Contesting a harassment injunction and university action years later

Two members of the same university are in a relationship that goes sour. She very suddenly files an injunction against harassment, requiring him not to come within 100 yards of her or try to make ...
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Is there any legal recourse in the UK if an employee leaves with sensitive company information to a third world country? [closed]

Employee x was recently fired, who subsequently took with him lists of clients and started mailing them with damaging statements about company y. Company y spends a significant sum to get a lawyer to ...
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Does self-incrimination give way to improving credibility to a court

Take this bizarre scenario, a husbands His wife calls the police on him one afternnon cause he wont leave their marital residence. Police arrive and see a mark on his arm, asked him who did that, ...
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What happens when court orders issued by different countries contradict each other?

Two recent examples have prompted me to wonder about this: In the Equustek case a Canadian company has gained an injunction in the Canadian courts ordering Google to remove certain material worldwide....
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injunction & Affidavit

When facing a filed claim that includes an injunction to prevent a person contacting certain customers, can the injunction be avoided by including a statement within an affidavit that states the ...
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Where can I get example injunctions for inclusion in a pleading?

In legal guide books on making civil pleadings, they give example forms for the pleading itself, but they just say that the attorney should "include a sample injunction", but they don't give any ...
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How do the courts distribute the details of Injuctions and Super Injunctions to media agencies

There is a lot in the UK news recently about court Injunctions which prevent media reports, to protect the privacy of some party. There are also so called "Super Injunctions" where the media are not ...
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Something Less than an Injunction

Injunctions (judicial orders that prevent a party from beginning or continuing an action that infringes on the rights of another) in the U.S. are typically either permanent or preliminary--the ...
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