This page is continued from Civil Law Self-Help >>>> Section 3: Which form(s) of relief are you seeking from the court to help remedy the situation? :
1. Relief; remedy < money damages, as opposed to equitable relief, is the only redress available>.
2. A means of seeking relief or remedy <if the statute of limitations has run, the plaintiff is without redress>. — redressable, adj. — redress, vb. 
1. Remedy. Compensation; reparation. 
1. Satisfaction with respect to an injury or other wrong. It may take the form of damages or equitable relief.
verb: 1. To right a wrong; to rectify an abuse; to remedy an injury. 
Various Types of Redress:
penal redress – (1874) A form of penal liability requiring full compensation of the injured person as an instrument for punishing the offender; compensation paid to the injured person for the full value of the loss (an amount that may far exceed the wrongdoer’s benefit).
restitutionary redress – (1970) Money paid to one who has been injured, the amount being the pecuniary value of the benefit to the wrongdoer.
See RESTITUTION. 
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: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4
: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Edited by William S. Anderson. © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY. Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931
: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949). Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning. ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.
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