Cal Supreme Court denies review of huge punitive damages award

Yesterday the California Supreme Court denied review in Asahi Pharma Corp. v. Actelion.  Pacific Legal Foundation had submitted a brief urging the Court to review and overturn the Court of Appeal’s decision—which resulted in one of the biggest punitive damages … Continue reading

What does suing schools have to do with supporting our troops?

Hans Bader, of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, wonders too.  In his latest article, he writes about a peculiar attempt by Congress to overrule the Supreme Court with respect to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the Education … Continue reading

The due process fence around punitive damages

Author: Deborah J. La Fetra The Texas Supreme Court today issued a favorable ruling in Bennett v. Reynolds. As the court phrased it, “This case involves an extended drought, missing cattle, and feuding neighbors.” Thirteen head of Randy Reynolds’ cattle … Continue reading