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Remedies and Respect: Rethinking the Role of Federal Judicial Relief
The Georgetown Law Journal  (IF2.481),  Pub Date : 2021-06-01, DOI:
Rachel Bayefsky

Plaintiffs bringing civil lawsuits often express sentiments like “I just wanted the defendants to admit they were wrong” and “we’re worth something and can’t be treated this way.” These statements suggest that civil litigation is not only a vehicle for material redress. It can also be a quest for more intangible forms of relief—respect, dignity, or vindication. But are these the kinds of interests that courts imposing remedies may legitimately satisfy? In analyzing divergent responses to this question, this Article illuminates the bounds of courts’ remedial authority.