Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
1) A financial penalty imposed by a judge on a party or attorney -- or the act of imposing such a penalty. 2) In international law, to impose economic constraints on trade against a country that violates international law or commits human rights violations. 3) To allow or approve.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:24 pm