Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Charleston Law School Conference on Punitive Damages, Due Process, and Deterrence -- The Debate After Williams
On Friday, September 7, 2007, Charleston School of Law is hosting a conference entitled, "Punitive Damages, Due Process, and Deterrence: The Debate After Williams." Confirmed panelists include Theodore Boutrous (Gibson Dunn), Elizabeth Cabraser (Lieff Cabraser), Robin Conrad (US Chamber of Commerce), Thoedore Eisenberg (Cornell), Andrew Frey (Mayer, Brown), Murray Garnick (Arnold & Porter), Lauren Rosenblum Goldman (Mayer, Brown), John Gotanda (Villanova), Laura Hines (Kansas), Keith Hylton (Boston U.), John Mulderig (Altria), Robert Peck (Center for Constitutional Litigation), Steve Rissman (Altria), Michael Rustad (Suffolk), Victor Schwartz (Shook, Hardy), Anthony Sebok (Brooklyn), Catherine Sharkey (Columbia), Neil Vidmar (Duke), and Judge William Wilkins (4th Cir.). I will be the moderator for a panel on the relationship between punitive damages and class actions. The conference chair is Professor Sheila Scheuerman of Charleston School of Law.