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1) injunction. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The injunction, which developed as the main remedy in equity, is used especially where money damages would not satisfy a plaintiff's claim, or to protect personal...

2) writ. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Usually the writ requires the person to whom the command is issued to report at a fixed time (the return day) with proof of compliance or a justification for disobedience....

3) warrant. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The search warrant and the warrant of arrest are the most frequently used types. Warrants of attachment order the seizure of a defendant's goods pending trial or...

4) police. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The foundations of the present English metropolitan police system were formulated in 1829 by Sir Robert Peel (see Scotland Yard). On the North American frontier,...

5) mandamus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mandamus may be used to compel the directors of a corporation to produce the books for inspection in the manner provided by law or to compel a lower court to accept...

6) search warrant. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The objects sought may be stolen goods or physical evidences of the commission of crime (e.g., narcotics). The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which protects...

7) subpoena. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...subpoena, (speŽn) (KEY) [Lat.,=under penalty], in law, an order to a witness to appear before a court. A subpoena ad testificandum [Lat.,= to testify under penalty],...

8) vigilantes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Such committees were formed in U.S. frontier communities to enforce law and order before a regularly constituted government could be established or have real authority....

9) Themis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greek religion and mythology, a Titan. Sometimes identified as an earth goddess, she was more commonly a goddess of law, order, and justice. She was the mother by...

10) Corpus Juris Civilis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman law and the basic document of all modern civil law. Compiled by order of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I, the first three parts appeared between 529 and 535 and...

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