Equitable Remedy

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Equitable Remedy

Court-ordered action that directs parties to do or not to do something; such remedies include injunctive relief and Specific Performance. Alternatively, a non-monetary remedy, such as an Injunction or specific performance, obtained when a legal remedy such as money damages cannot adequately redress the injury.

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If Bannon was found in violation of the non-disclosure agreement signed between him and the president during his time with the latter's campaign, Trump would be liable to seek "legal and equitable remedies, including monetary damages, to the maximum extent permitted by law.
24) ICF Spry, The Principles of Equitable Remedies (Lawbook, 9th
Violating legal rules could expose a party to regulatory claims, consumer claims, and competitor claims pursuing legal and equitable remedies.
Roman jurists of the time had significant discretion in applying laws and probably would have looked to find equitable remedies for injured Roman citizens at the expense of design professionals and their insurers.
13) According to Justice Scalia, the only equitable remedies available to federal courts are those "traditionally accorded by courts of equity"--traditionally, that is, as of 1789, when the Constitution and the Judiciary Act of 1789 adopted what then existed in equity.
Accordingly, the court ordered a series of very extensive equitable remedies to address the discriminatory practice, including the appointment of an independent monitor; a specific performance order mandating immediate reforms to stop and frisk practices; a joint remedy and mediation process involving community stakeholders; and an NYPD pilot program implementing the utilization of body-worn cameras by patrol officers.
25) These two equitable remedies, an injunction to prevent future violations, and the recovery of the original and all copies of misappropriated information or code are oftentimes critically important to preserve the integrity and the value of the misappropriated digital information or program.
The Court noted that the verbs accompanying "restrain" in the statute, "enjoin" and "suspend," are terms of art in equity jurisprudence that refer to different equitable remedies that restrict or stop official action.
319) That is, since a legal right already existed, a party was able to go into a law court and get some remedy; it was only when that remedy was inadequate that the courts of equity had power to award equitable remedies.
The issuance of a preliminary injunction can provide unique equitable remedies such as: placing candidates on a ballot; blocking legislation; or forbidding strikes, and preliminary injunctions can last days, months, or even years.
Like other aspects of equitable remedies, the special requirement of equitable ripeness was not deduced from first principles.