Faculty Scholarship 1994 - Present

Philip Morris U.S.A. v. Williams: Punitive Damages, Due Process and the U.S. Supreme Court

The primary subject matter of this case is the impact of recent United States Supreme Court decisions regarding the application of the Due Process Clause in determining punitive damages awards. Specifically, this case looks at the most recent decision in Philip Morris USA v. Williams (2007) of three significant Supreme Court Decisions regarding punitive damages awards.