December 22, 2009

"The Supremes and Punitive Damages"

Judge Rex Heeseman of the Los Angeles Superior Court has an essay entitled "The Supremes and Punitive Damages" in today's Daily Journal (subscription required). The essay gives a brief overview of the recent punitive damages decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court, particularly last month's decision in Roby v. McKesson, which we summarized here.