“Remedial arrow”

January 11, 2013

  • 118A Declaratory Judgment
  • 118AI Nature and Grounds in General
  • 118AI(A) In General
  • 118Ak5 Discretion of Court
  • 118Ak5.1 k. In general.

118A Declaratory JudgmentBy Declaratory Judgment Act (DJA), Congress sought to place remedial arrow in district court’s quiver; it created opportunity, rather than duty, to grant new form of relief to qualifying litigants.
Wilton v. Seven Falls Co., 115 S. Ct. 2137 (1995)
Suggested by Valerie Garber, Principal Attorney Editor, Westlaw