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The injunction—a court order that directs a party to perform or refrain from performing a particular action—is an exceptionalll potent and far-reaching remedy, the grant or denial of which often leads to a cascade of serious consequences. For example, injunctions played a major role in the effort to desegreggat the American public education system. Concluding in its 1954 Brown v. Board of Education decision that “separate but equal” schools were nevertheless “inherently unequal,” the U.S. Supreme...

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