monetary relief

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In civil cases, a remedy in the form of monetary compensation to the harmed party.

Damages: An Overview

Damages refers to the sum of money the law imposes for a breach of some duty or violation of some right. Generally,...


Petitioner Harvey Leroy Sossamon, III has been an inmate of the Robertson Unit of the Correctional Institutions Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice since 2002. See Brief of Respondents, Texas et al. at 8. A practicing Christian,...


Petitioner Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. opened its first store in Rogers, Arkansas in 1962. See, About Us. The company now boasts nearly 9,000 retail locations in 15 countries and employs over two million people. See Id.

Respondent Betty...