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May/04

Unfair Juxtaposition


Here’s an article reporting that Governor Schwarzenegger wants 75% of punitive damages awarded in California to go to the state on the (quite plausible) theory that punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant, not reward the plaintiff, and should therefore go to the state where it can benefit society.

Here’s a demand letter sent recently on behalf of movie actor Schwarzenegger, threatening defendant with substantial puntive damages.

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