Articles Tagged jury verdict

Jim Gash, The End Of An Era: The Supreme Court (Finally) Butts Out of Punitive Damages For Good

63 Fla. L. Rev. 525 (2011)| | | | INTRODUCTION :: It is finally over. The Supreme Court’s incursion into punitive damages jurisprudence has unceremoniously ended, but not before the Court, under the guise of substantive due process, erected a complex and constitutionally dubious set of rules in an effort to fix the heretofore-intractable multiple […]

Michelle Reiss Drab, Constitutional Law: Fact or Factor: The Supreme Court Eliminates Sentencing Factors and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

57 Fla. L. Rev. 987 (2005) | | | | TEXT :: A jury convicted Respondent Booker of possession with intent to distribute at least fifty grams of cocaine, an offense carrying a sentence of 210 to 262 months in prison according to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (the “Guidelines”). At a later sentencing hearing, the […]