Articles Tagged Philip Morris USA v. Williams

F. Patrick Hubbard, In Honor of Walter O. Weyrauch: Substantive Due Process Limits on Punitive Damages Awards: "Morals Without Technique"?

60 Fla. L. Rev. 349 (2008) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: In a series of cases over the last two decades, the Supreme Court has used the Due Process Clause to establish a procedural and substantive framework for awarding punitive damages. Initially, the substantive aspects of this framework were sufficiently flexible and clear that […]

Benjamin J. Robinson, Distilling Minimum Due Process Requirements for Punitive Damages Awards

60 Fla. L. Rev. 991 (2008) | | | | TEXT :: Philip Morris USA v. Williams, 127 S. Ct. 1057 (2007) An Oregon jury found that Jesse Williams, a long time consumer of Petitioner’s Marlboro cigarettes, died because he consumed those cigarettes. The jury was convinced that Williams consumed Petitioner’s cigarettes because he believed […]