Tag Archives: Equitable Remedies

Equity’s Leaded Feet in a Contest of Scoundrels: The Assertion of the In Pari Delicto Defense Against a Lawbreaking Plaintiff and Innocent Successors

“While a court of equity will on swift wings fly to relieve the innocent from wrong or injury, it travels with leaded feet and turns a deaf ear, when called on to furnish a cloak of righteousness to cover sin … Continue reading

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Executing Equity: The Broad Judicial Discretion to Stay the Execution of Death Sentences

Stays of executions of sentences are equitable remedies provided to defendants to allow them full and fair consideration of their sentences. The courts’ exercise of their power to stay executions is often crucial for the proper administration of justice. However, … Continue reading

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