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A legal remedy is the means by which a court of law, usually in the exercise of civil law jurisdiction, enforces a right, imposes a penalty, or makes some other court order. In Commonwealth common law jurisdictions and related jurisdictions (eg. the US), the law of remedies distinguishes between a legal remedy (eg. a specific amount of monetary damages) and an equitable remedy (eg. injunctive relief or specific performance). Another type of remedy is declaratory relief, where a court determines the rights of the parties to an action without awarding damages or ordering equitable relief. This article is about courts of law. ... Civil law has at least three meanings. ... In law, jurisdiction refers to the aspect of a any unique legal authority as being localized within boundaries. ... A right is the power or privilege to which one is justly entitled or a thing to which one has a just claim. ... A penalty is a punishment: a legal sentence, e. ... A court order is an official proclamation by a judge (or panel of judges) that defines the legal relationships between the parties before the court and requires or authorises the carrying out of certain steps by one or more parties to a case. ... // Definition and linguistics The original phrase common wealth or the common weal is a calque translation of the Latin term res publica (public thing), from which the word republic comes, which was itself used as a synonym for the Greek politeia as well as for the republican (i. ... This article concerns the common-law legal system, as contrasted with the civil law legal system; for other meanings of the term, within the field of law, see common law (disambiguation). ... In law, damages refers either to the harm suffered by a plaintiff in a civil action, or to the money paid or awarded to the plaintiff in compensation for such harm. ... For the actors guilds called equity, see Actors Equity Association (U.S.) or British Actors Equity Association (U.K.). For equity as the value of an ownership interest in property, see ownership equity. ... An injunction is an equitable remedy in the form of a court order that either prohibits or compels (enjoins or restrains) a party from continuing a particular activity. ... In the law of remedies, a specific performance is a demand of a party to perform a specific act. ... Declaratory relief is a judges determination (called a declaratory judgment) of the parties rights under a contract or a statute, often requested (and highly desired) in a lawsuit over a contract. ...

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