Courthouse News is reporting that a Washington DC federal district court has ordered the Republic of Iran to pay $92 million, including $61.3 million in punitive damages, to the victims of the 1983 bombing of the Marine barracks in Beirut. This is the latest in a series of large punitive damages damages awards against Iran. As we have noted, the awards have only a symbolic significance because Iran never pays a penny.
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