Jury Instructions in Punitive Damage Cases: Using the New Mandates from the United States Supreme Court

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Recognizing that “most pattern jury instructions do not contain instructions regarding the constitutional limits on punitive damage awards,” article authors George Pitcher and Rachel Robinson address the need for defendants to request jury instructions that are consistent with the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions regarding punitive damages restrictions.

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