San Diego Law Review

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Remedies Discussion Forum


This Article explores the English approach to punitive damages. It begins with a brief history of punitive damages in England and a look at where punitive damages are going in the country. Then, the author discusses the criteria for an award and the possibility of punitive damages for break of contract. Other aspects of punitive damages in England explored in the Article include public defendants, liability, judge and jury and the size of punitive awards.

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