preliminary injunction


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preliminary injunction

A court order that orders a party to do something,or to refrain from doing something,until such time as the court decides otherwise after a full trial on all issues.Contrast with temporary restraining order and with final injunction.

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The court of appeals ruled that no reversible error was found in the preliminary injunction issued by Judge Milton I Shadur, who presides in the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago.
On appeal, the defendant argued that the trial court erred in failing to determine that the preliminary injunction had been wrongfully granted.
Thus Roberts concluded that the administration "failed to convince the District Court at the preliminary injunction hearing that health or diversion concerns provide a compelling interest in banning the UDV's sacramental use of hoasca.
the court granted a preliminary injunction to bar the misuse of a trademark (OBH Inc.
The court heard the co-op's plea and specifically conditioned the preliminary injunction upon the tenant's posting an undertaking of $500,000.
30 months after a preliminary injunction was granted, a motion for a permanent injunction was denied and the action was dismissed as moot as a result of the sheriffs full compliance with the preliminary injunction.
After the preliminary injunction expired, the district court held that the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) did not limit a 90-day period for preliminary injunctions to only those preliminary injunctions that set forth detailed measures of relief, and ordered state officials to submit a new plan.

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