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The Law of Equitable Remedies, 2/e$70.00 – $112.00
Taken from the term ex relatione used to describe an action commenced by the government on information filed by a citizen called the relator. It now refers to a person who is allowed to bring an action in the name of the attorney general. It is commonly used to allow an individual to bring an action to abate a public nuisance in the name of the attorney general.