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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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At the novel's conclusion Costanza is re-dressed in the clothes of the daughter of the Chief Magistrate of the town, and we are informed that the borrowed garb suits her so well that she looked as if she had been born a lady and had always worn such clothes.
For a start we had to re-dress so many times that after a while tying my shoelaces was too much of an effort.
It is time to re-dress the body and allow it to be read with its full accoutrements of clothing, jewellery and cosmetics.
I had opposed it, hoping we could re-dress an existing set.
McLaughlin's solution is literally to "re-dress" the problem of Jesus' maleness by reading him as a transvestite, as one who shatters the opposed duality of male/female.
I had to bin everything she was wearing and re-dress her in a pair of pyjamas I'd p acked in her changing bag.
People decorating for the holidays want to re-dress their bed and bathroom in anticipation of the holidays and for family coming in."
"It was when I was doing my clinical exam, I had to re-dress an amputation straight from surgery.
There begins the strange dance involved in trying to balance a small, wriggling child on your knee while simultaneously trying to undress and re-dress both of you.
Within the last six months four of the largest available properties have been either let or sold - and there is little evidence of any supply chain to re-dress the imbalance of supply and demand.
But after contrasting starts to the new First Utility Super League campaign, the former Grand Final kings are poised to re-dress the balance of West Yorkshire power.