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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.

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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It is out of this context that movements for redressing redress emerge, in which privileged groups demand compensation and recognition for the inconvenience, discomfort, and anxiety they suffer amidst the failure of the multicultural project to manage difference.
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One of these is the Mineworkers' Union, which has repeatedly challenged the interpretation of affirmative action laws; another is the conservative South African Institute of Race Relations, which supports more restrained and limited approaches to redressing past racial inequalities.
ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2011 (Frontier Star): PML-N leader Lt General (retd)Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that Chief of Army staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani is redressing all problems confronted by Balochistan while provincial and federal government is not serious to redress the problems.
HYDERABAD -- Wafaqi Mohtasib (WM) would provide relief to the people by redressing their grievances at their doorstep rather than calling them at regional offices in Sindh province.
Keeping in view the approach of redressing grievances of public at their doorstep, we are going to Badin district on January 27 where the complainants and federal agencies have been called, he said.
ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2011 (Balochistan Times): PML-N leader Lt General (retd)Abdul Qadir Baloch has said that Chief of Army staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani is redressing all problems confronted by Balochistan while provincial and federal government is not serious to redress the problems.