Talk:enjoin

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issue an injunction

order: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed"

To require a person to perform, or abstain or desist from some act.

To command or instruct with authority; to abate, suspend or restrain. For example, one may be "enjoined" or commanded by a court with equitable powers, either to do a specific act or to refrain from doing a certain act.

Legally prohibiting or forbidding someone from carrying out a specific act.

To order a person to cease performing a certain act. Circuit courts may enjoin a person from acting in certain cases.

Can we identify the details/source of the Kent quote under the legal sense (apart from Webster 1913 which cites it)? If not, perhaps it's best removed? (Aabull2016 (talk) 20:33, 16 July 2016 (UTC))

This looks like the quote, but it's not attributed to any Kent. I don't think it's from Commentaries on American Law. DTLHS (talk) 20:42, 16 July 2016 (UTC)