redress

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Redress

Compensation for injuries sustained; recovery or restitution for harm or injury; damages or equitable relief. Access to the courts to gain Reparation for a wrong.

redress

verb adjust, aid, allay, alleviate, appease, atone, change, compensare, compensate, correct, cure, ease, expiate, fix, heal, help, improve, make amends, make good, make reparation, make up for, mend, pacify, palliate, propitiate, put right, readjust, rectify, relieve, remedy, repair, restituere, restore, right, satisfy, set right
Associated concepts: legal redress
See also: adjust, award, collection, compensate, contribution, cure, disbursement, equity, fix, habeas corpus, help, indemnification, justice, payment, recompense, recourse, recovery, rectify, reform, reimburse, reimbursement, remedy, remunerate, renew, repair, reparation, repent, requital, resolve, restitution, restore, return, satisfaction, trover

REDRESS. The act of receiving satisfaction for an injury sustained. For the mode of obtaining redress, vide Remedies 1 Chit. Pr. Annal. Table.

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54) Constitutional standing to bring suit must be based upon a concrete injury that is redressible by the court.
In the 1930s, the Court used Ex parte Young to guard against regulatory state statutes which imposed heavy fines that were not redressible by eventual suit in federal court.
127) While the court did not validate this claim because of FIFRA's express enforcement scheme, the court did acknowledge that the rights of the people affected by the pesticide spraying could raise individual health concerns that were redressible by the Fourteenth Amendment.