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Los Angeles V. Mendez: Proximate Cause Promise For Police Shooting Victims, Katherine Macfarlane Feb 2018

Los Angeles V. Mendez: Proximate Cause Promise For Police Shooting Victims, Katherine Macfarlane

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County of Los Angeles v. Mendez, the Supreme Court’s recent decision rejecting shooting victims’ excessive force claims, has been written off as yet another case in which police violence has no civil rights consequences. The Court found that the deputies who shot Jennifer Garcia and Angel Mendez fifteen times used reasonable force because Mendez was holding a BB gun. But the deputies barged in on Garcia and Mendez while they were napping on a futon in their home, and Mendez grabbed his BB gun to stand up and steady himself. The Court remanded the case with instructions to consider ...


Uncapping Compensation In The Gore Punitive Damage Analysis, Shaakirrah R. Sanders Jan 2015

Uncapping Compensation In The Gore Punitive Damage Analysis, Shaakirrah R. Sanders

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BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore rests, in part, on the “understandable relationship” between a civil jury’s award of compensatory and punitive damages. Gore designates Due Process a protectant against excessive civil jury awards, in effect outmaneuvering the civil jury trial right. Gore identifies three guideposts to determine whether punitive damages are excessive: (1) the degree of reprehensibility of a defendant’s conduct; (2) the disparity between compensatory and punitive damages; and (3) the difference between punitive damages and civil penalties authorized or imposed in comparable cases.

This Article focuses on the second of Gore’s three guideposts ...


To Proceed With Caution? Aiding And Abetting Liability Under The Alien Tort Statute, Ryan S. Lincoln Jan 2010

To Proceed With Caution? Aiding And Abetting Liability Under The Alien Tort Statute, Ryan S. Lincoln

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The Standard Of Care For Health Providers In Idaho, Monique C. Lillard Jan 2008

The Standard Of Care For Health Providers In Idaho, Monique C. Lillard

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All Along The Watchtower: Economic Loss In Tort (The Idaho Case Law), Dale Goble Jan 1998

All Along The Watchtower: Economic Loss In Tort (The Idaho Case Law), Dale Goble

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