Punitive damages have been a controversial aspect of U.S. law; often criticized both at home and abroad. Neither U.S. law on punitive damages nor the foreign climate regarding their reception has remained static. This article notes the continuing legislative attack on punitive damages in the United States at both the state and federal level, and focuses on recent developments in case law and treaty negotiations concerning the reception of punitive damages abroad.
Ronald A. Brand,
Punitive Damages Revisited: Taking the Rationale for Non-Recognition of Foreign Judgments Too Far,
Journal of Law and Commerce
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