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Should Courts Deduct Non-Legal Sanctions From Damages?, Robert D. Cooter, Ariel Porat Dec 2000

Should Courts Deduct Non-Legal Sanctions From Damages?, Robert D. Cooter, Ariel Porat

Robert Cooter

When legal and social norms regulate the same behavior, an act can trigger both legal and non-legal sanctions. Should courts deduct the non-legal sanction suffered by the wrongdoer from damages owed to the victim? We provide the answer for a legal system that seeks to minimize social costs. Non-legal sanctions typically harm the wrongdoer and benefit other people. In principle, courts should avoid over-deterring wrongdoers by deducting the benefit of the non-legal sanction from compensatory damages. In practice, instead of deducting the benefit of the non-legal sanction to other people, courts should deduct the burden on the wrongdoer. Deducting the ...


Fairness, Character, And Efficiency In Firms , Robert D. Cooter, Melvin A. Eisenberg Apr 2000

Fairness, Character, And Efficiency In Firms , Robert D. Cooter, Melvin A. Eisenberg

Robert Cooter

No abstract provided.


Report And Recommendations Made By The Panel Of Commissioners Concerning The Fifth Installment (The Banking And Financial Industry Installment) Of "E2" Claims (Bernard Audit - Chair, Jose Maria Abascal, David D. Caron), United Nations Compensation Commission For Claims Arising Out Of The 1990 Gulf War, U.N. Doc. S/Ac.26/2000/17 (29 September 2000), David D. Caron Jan 2000

Report And Recommendations Made By The Panel Of Commissioners Concerning The Fifth Installment (The Banking And Financial Industry Installment) Of "E2" Claims (Bernard Audit - Chair, Jose Maria Abascal, David D. Caron), United Nations Compensation Commission For Claims Arising Out Of The 1990 Gulf War, U.N. Doc. S/Ac.26/2000/17 (29 September 2000), David D. Caron

David D. Caron

No abstract provided.


The Place Of The Environment In International Tribunals, David D. Caron Jan 2000

The Place Of The Environment In International Tribunals, David D. Caron

David D. Caron

No abstract provided.


International Tribunals And The Role Of The Host Country, David D. Caron Jan 2000

International Tribunals And The Role Of The Host Country, David D. Caron

David D. Caron

No abstract provided.