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Aspects of Damages and Costs

Dario Milo

in Defamation and Freedom of Speech

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199204922
eISBN:
9780191709449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199204922.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses a number of issues relating to damages awards in defamation law, specifically, the presumption that the claimant has suffered damage to his reputation, the availability of ... More


What Should Be Done?

Cass R. Sunstein

in Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Even in the face of several findings, the question of punitive damages reform is not easy to answer in the abstract, above all because people disagree about the purpose of punitive damages awards. If ... More


Shared Outrage, Erratic Awards

Daniel Kahneman, David A. Schkade, and Cass R. Sunstein

in Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter aims to uncover some of the sources of unpredictability in punitive damages awards by juries. The principal conclusion is that people have great difficulty in using the scale of dollars. ... More


Damage Awards

Dov Fox

in Birth Rights and Wrongs: How Medicine and Technology are Remaking Reproduction and the Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190675721
eISBN:
9780190675752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190675721.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Two questions should guide award determinations for procreation deprived, imposed, and confounded: First, how serious is a plaintiff’s reproductive loss? The answer goes to the nature and duration of ... More


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