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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A BRU attorney conceded that ``basically MTA won'' this round, but vowed that the group would seek to extend the consent decree past the 2006 expiration if the MTA does not fulfill the orders.
the inspector general of the Police Commission, said another long-term effect of the consent decree process will be
In Kentucky, we have seen firsthand how unfunded mandates and the resulting federal consent decrees can increase utility rates, making it harder for small businesses to hire and for families to make ends meet," said Rep.
Furthermore, the Consent Decree does not enjoin the Company from marketing or selling any of its current products and it is not anticipated to have any ongoing negative impact on the Company's operations.
District Court's previous judgment that the Consent Decree was valid and entered into in good faith by CEMEX, Inc.
That's why they're providing the public an object lesson in the perils and limitations of consent decrees.
The Consent Decree, which is subject to Court approval, only applies to float bath glass technology and to the United States glass industry.
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 the reality is that this isn't just good news for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, but for all the people of Los Angeles -- including those whose interests were advocated in the lawsuit that led to the consent decree.
The consent decree between the city and environmental authorities requires a significant expansion of the sewerage system's capital expenditures, particularly for the next five years.
A judge will rule next week whether the MTA's $1 billion effort to improve bus service for the urban poor meets the provisions of a 10-year-old consent decree.
In a class action, female prisoners at a stat prison secured a consent decree that addressed health care concerns.