To question that is the title of this symposium, What Do Compensatory Damages Compensate?, requires consideration of the basic grounds and purposes of legal responsibility. The question is usefully brought into sharper focus by the specific questions and puzzles posed to the contributors to stimulate thought and discussion.
Richard W. Wright,
The Grounds and Extent of Legal Responsibility,
San Diego L. Rev.
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