permanent injunction – granted after a final hearing on the merits, as distinguished from a temporary injunction granted to provide temporary relief (not necessarily permanent)

permanent injunction:
(1846)

1. An injunction granted after a final hearing on the merits.  Despite its name, a permanent injunction does not necessarily last forever. – aka perpetual injunction; final injunction. [1]

1. An injunction granted after final hearing on the merits, as distinguished from a temporary injunction granted by way of provisional relief.  Riggins v Thompson, 96 Tex 154, 157, 71 SW 14. [2]

1. An injunction granted after a final hearing on he merits, as distinguished from a temporary injunction granted to provide temporary relief.
     Compare ex parte injunction; temporary injunction; temporary restraining order. [3]

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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: 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

[3]:  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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