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Action by Mrs. Martha E. Mason, suing on behalf of herself and all other taxpayers of the City of Spartanburg who may come in and contribute to the costs thereof, for and in behalf of the said city, against I.T. Williams, former city clerk and treasurer of the City of Spartanburg, and Fidelity Deposit Company of Maryland, surety ...

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The widow of Jesse Williams, a heavy cigarette smoker, brought a claim for negligence and deceit against Philip Morris, the manufacturer of Marlboro, the brand that Williams smoked. The jury found that his death was caused by smoking, and that Williams smoked in significant part because he felt it was safe to do so, and ...

law.justia.com/cases/pennsylvania/superior-court/1975/237-pa-super-324-1.html

237 Pa. Superior Ct. 324 (1975). Commonwealth v. Williams et al., Appellants. Superior Court of Pennsylvania. Submitted September 8, 1975. December 1, 1975. Before WATKINS, P.J., JACOBS, HOFFMAN, CERCONE, PRICE, VAN DER VOORT, and SPAETH, JJ. *325 Jean B. Green, Donald J. Martin, and Waters, Fleer, ...

www.oyez.org/cases/2006/05-1256

Oct 31, 2006 ... Jesse Williams died of lung cancer at age 67 after a life spent smoking three packs of Marlboro cigarettes per day. His widow sued Phillip Morris, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, alleging that the company had engaged in a deliberate, wide -spread campaign of misinformation on the dangers of smoking.

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Case opinion for US Supreme Court PHILIP MORRIS USA v. WILLIAMS, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF ESTATE OF WILLIAMS, DECEASED. Read the Court's full decision on FindLaw.

www.oyez.org/cases/1965/59

On June 21, 1964 Cecil Ray Price, a sheriff's deputy, detained three civil rights workers, Michael Henry Schwerner, James Earl Chaney, and Andrew Goodman, in the Neshoba County Jail, in Philadelphia, Mississippi. That night, Price released all three men from custody, and then drove his police cruiser to intercept them ...

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damages – 97 times the compensatory damages awarded by the jury. The jury returned this verdict after plaintiff's coun- sel urged it to impose punishment for all smoking-related harms suffered by Oregonians. On remand from this Court for reconsideration in light of State Farm Mutual Automobile. Insurance Co. v. Campbell ...

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Last year, in Philip Morris v. Williams,. 1 the Supreme Court held that. “the Constitution's Due Process Clause forbids a State to use a punitive damages award to punish a ... Williams is a revolutionary holding, and it was all but ...... 110 Cass R. Sunstein, et al., Assessing Punitive Damages (with Notes on Cognition and.

www.law.nyu.edu/sites/default/files/ecm_pro_064994.pdf

Mar 18, 2008 ... PRIVATE 498–529 (4th ed. 2006); DOUG RENDLEMAN, REMEDIES: CASES AND MATERI-. ALS 132–60 (7th ed. 2006); RUSSELL L. WEAVER ET AL., REMEDIES: CASES, PRACTICAL. PROBLEMS AND EXERCISES 717–33 (2004 ). 18. See, e.g., State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Campbell, 538 U.S. ...