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When Civil Law Countries Recognize Punitive Damages

On 5 July 2017, the Italian Court of Cassation, as the French Court of Cassation in December 2010, affirmed that punitive damages are not contrary to international public order. 1,676 more words


Lexis®India Newsletter • Issue 2 • January 2018

Landmark Judgements

1. The Supreme Court of India, in Pankajbhai Rameshbhai Zalavadia vs. Jethabhai Kalabhai Zalavadiya (Deceased), Through LRs and Others, has held that there is no bar for filing the application under Order 1, Rule 10 of CPC, even when the application under Order 22 Rule 4 of the Code was dismissed as not maintainable under the facts of the case. 466 more words


Former Atlanta City Official Punished for Bribe Scandal

Federal prosecutors have sentenced a former Atlanta city official to prison for taking bribes in exchange for city contracts.

Former chief of procurement for the city of Atlanta, Adam Smith was sentenced to more than a year in prison Tuesday morning. 85 more words