legal remedy


: a way of finding a solution using the law
You may have no legal remedy in this dispute.

Examples of legal remedy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The lack of legal remedy for attacks on civilians began to be addressed only in the middle of the eighteenth century, when countries gradually adopted the principle of distinction, which requires soldiers to distinguish between combatants and civilians. Oona A. Hathaway, Foreign Affairs, 23 Apr. 2024 Small businesses that have supplied everything from private jet services to event captioning have taken the aggressive—and expensive—step of bringing Twitter, now known as X, to court in the hopes of securing a legal remedy. Dean Kaplan, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 No judge before him has had to determine a legal remedy for this section of the state’s Racial Justice Act, said Kuluk, giving Goldstein no guidance from other rulings or appellate court decisions on how to proceed. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 6 Feb. 2024 The only question was for Goldstein to decide the legal remedy. Nate Gartrell, The Mercury News, 6 Feb. 2024 This definition will go a long way toward determining whether Google has an effective monopoly over that market that needs a legal remedy. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 6 Nov. 2023 The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that South African middle-distance runner Caster Semenya was subject to discrimination and denied an effective legal remedy in her yearslong battle against testosterone limits imposed by track and field’s world governing body. Laine Higgins, WSJ, 11 July 2023

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“Legal remedy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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