Articles Tagged Punitive Damages

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 […]

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 […]