consent decree


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consent decree

A judgment in which the defendant agrees to take some action, or to cease doing something the plaintiff deemed objectionable, but without admitting any wrongdoing.

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15) The parties may close their transaction, however, once the federal judge signs the hold separate stipulation and order, which typically occurs within a few days of the filing of the complaint and proposed consent decree.
The bill sets out a series of findings to guide federal courts suggesting that consent decrees be narrowly drafted, limited in duration and respectful of state/local policy interests and concerns.
Feess has extended the consent decree through 2009 because of delays in implementing the Teams II system.
15 million of cash 30 days after the second anniversary of entry of the Consent Decree
The Consent Decree also assesses a $65,000 civil penalty against the Town for its Clean Water Act violations.
Just ask officials in the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Los Angeles Police Department who have been hamstrung by consent decrees of their own.
CEMEX is legally bound by the Consent Decree and is committed to employing numerous mitigation measures for air and water quality, wildlife protection, and visual issues.
This appeal challenged a Consent Decree, or judicially-entered settlement, agreed to in 2004 as the result of a lawsuit that CEMEX had filed against Los Angeles County.
But MTA officials say the agency, which has replaced the 2,000-bus fleet and expanded service, no longer needs to be overseen by a court-appointed special master under a consent decree.
The consent decree unfairly imposes environmental harms upon the city without proper mitigation and circumvents the purpose and intent behind the California Environmental Quality Act.
Department of Corrections officials who had entered into a consent decree governing conditions for pretrial detainees in New York City jails moved for the immediate termination of those decrees under the provisions of the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA).
Acting as a rate court under the BMI consent decree, the court rejected BMI's proffered benchmark for a license, an agreement for 3.