Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Charleston Law Review Symposium Issue on Punitive Damages After Philip Morris v. Williams

Last September, Charleston Law School hosted a symposium entitled, Punitive Damages, Due Process, and Deterrence: The Debate After Philip Morris v. Williams.  (See prior posts here and here.)  The resulting symposium issue of the Charleston Law Review has just been published.  Articles in the issue include the following:

Anthony Sebok, After Philip Morris v. Williams: What is Left of the "Single-Digit" Ratio?, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 287 (2008)

Anthony J. Franze, Clinging to Federalism: How Reluctance to Amend State Law-Based Punitive Damages Procedures Impedes Due Process, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 297 (2008).

Neil Vidmar & Matthew Wolfe, Fairness Through Guidance: Jury Instruction on Punitive Damages After Philip Morris v. Williams, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 307 (2008)

Christopher J. Robinette, Peace: A Public Purpose for Punitive Damages?, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 327 (2008).

Keith N. Hylton, Due Process and Punitive Damages: An Economic Approach, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 345 (2008)

Victor E. Schwartz & Christoper E. Appel, Putting the Cart Before the Horse: The Prejudicial Practice of A "Reverse Bifurcation" Approach to Punitive Damages, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 375 (2008)

Elizabeth J. Cabraser & Robert J. Nelson, Class Action Treatment of Punitive Damages Issues After Philip Morris v. Williams: We Can Get There From Here, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 407 (2008)

Byron G. Stier, Now It's Personal: Punishment and Mass Tort Litigation After Philip Morris v. Williams, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 433 (2008).

Michael L. Rustad, The Uncert-Worthiness of the Court's Unmaking of Punitive Damages, 2 Chas. L. Rev. 459 (2008)

Downloads of the articles via .pdf files are available at TortsProf Blog.

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