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Do You Have a Personal Injury Case?

Injuries have a way of turning your life upside down. Aside from being physically painful, injuries cost you money, despair, and years of your life. When you are recovering from an injury, you need to surround yourself with people who can help you get back on your feet. 428 more words


Punitive Damages and the Death Penalty

The reason why I write about this is because last night I ran across a law review article from a few years ago that argued a contrary premise: the procedural safeguards for the death penalty should be used to keep punitive damages proportional. 1,770 more words

Legal Theory

All White Jury Awards 22-Year-Old Jordan Miles $119,000 In Damages for White Officers Who Falsely Arrested him

Three white officers accused in a federal civil rights lawsuit of beating a black art student falsely arrested him but didn’t use excessive force, a jury found Monday, awarding him $119,000 in damages.


Found a nice article on the recognition of US judgments on punitive damages in Europe

by Istvan Csongor Nagy

The paper examines the recognition practice of US punitive awards in continental Europe from a comparative and critical perspective. After analysing the pros and cons of the recognition of punitive awards from a theoretical point of view, it presents and evaluates the judicial practice of the European (French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish and Swiss) national courts and the potential impact of the 2005 Hague Choice-of-Court Convention and the Rome II Regulation. 38 more words

Private International Law

Golf's A Real Pain In The A** For Playboy Model

Playboy model, Elizabeth Dickson got more than she bargained for when she signed up to be part of a stunt for a Playboy Golf tournament.  The stunt called for her to lie on the green with her butt exposed and a tee placed between the tight, toned, juicy cleavage of her ass. 276 more words


Man Awarded More Than $1.8M In Age Discrimination Suit Against USC

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A former public safety officer for USC has been awarded $1.87 million in his age discrimination lawsuit against the school.

Michael Leach, who had worked for the university for 16 years until the age of 73, filed suit against the school after he was let go in February 2012. 192 more words


Robinson Saga Comes to a Close

By: Patrycja Nowakowska

December 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its decision in Cinar Corporation v. Robinson (see: Cinar Corporation v. Robinson, 2013 SCC 73) – a case that has been brewing in the courts for over a decade. 1,343 more words

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