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The Law of Equitable Remedies, 2/e$70.00 – $112.00
The doctrine of laches is an equitable doctrine that implements the equitable maxim “delay defeats equity.” Once a plaintiff becomes aware of a violation of her rights for which she wishes to pursue an equitable remedy, she must act in a timely fashion and before the delay prejudices the defendant.