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enjoin

To issue an order from a court commanding one to take some action or cease some action. See injunction.

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The forward-looking statements contained in this press release include, without limitation, statements about the timing of the payment of the declared dividend and the hearing regarding a preliminary injunction enjoining a substantial dividend.
It seeks "An injunction enjoining the Defendants from utilizing or enforcing any current or proposed provider contracts or policies which compromise patient care or are otherwise unfair or unreasonable.
1987) ("No court, state or federal, is barred from enjoining activity that causes or threatens injury to property merely because the activity, in addition to being tortious, is a violation of the criminal law").
SAN DIEGO -- Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP announced a Dallas County Court today granted an Order temporarily enjoining ElkCorp (NYSE:ELK) from implementing its shareholder rights agreement, or poison pill, and certain provisions of the Merger Agreement between ElkCorp and The Carlyle Group, including the $29 million termination fee.
The United States District Court in the Southern District of New York granted a preliminary injunction on Friday, September 19, 2003, enjoining Procter & Gamble from making false claims set forth in its launch advertising for Prilosec OTC.
Hughes violated a 1997 injunction enjoining him from counseling, advising, and preparing documents for individuals in the creation and transfer of land trusts.