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Philip Morris USA v. Williams, 549 U.S. 346 (2007), 556 U.S. 178 (2009), was a decision by the Supreme Court of the United States, which held that the due ...

supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/549/346

A jury cannot issue a punitive damages award because it wants to punish a defendant for harming people not involved in the case.

caselaw.findlaw.com/us-supreme-court/553/285.html

May 19, 2008 ... Case opinion for US Supreme Court UNITED STATES v. WILLIAMS. ... Brief for Free Speech Coalition et al. as Amici Curiae 9-18. We think it ...

www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/06pdf/05-1256.pdf

Feb 20, 2007 ... deterring its repetition,” BMW of North America, Inc. v. Gore, 517. U. S. 559, 568, unless a State insists upon proper standards to cabin ...... Al- though you may consider the extent of harm suffered by others in determining what ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supct/cert/06-694

Williams was charged in the United States District Court for the Southern District of ... The National Law Center for Children and Families et al. stress that this ... movies such as American Beauty, which depict teenage characters engaged in ...

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Oct 30, 2007 ... United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Citation. 553 US 285 ( 2008) ... Williams argued that the PROTECT Act was similarly overbroad, but the district court held that the government can legitimately outlaw the ...

www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/us-v-williams

Brief for Petitioner United States · Brief for Respondent Michael Williams · Reply ... Brief for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, ...

www.publications.ojd.state.or.us/docs/S51805.htm

Feb 2, 2006 ... The issue before us is whether that punitive damage award violates the Due .... Labeling and Advertising Act, 15 USC §§ 1331 et seq., preempt the 'false ..... 35:1 if damages to other Alabama consumers had been included).

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PHILIP MORRIS USA,. Petitioner, v. MAYOLA WILLIAMS,. Respondent. .... 287 U.S. 156 (1932) . ..... 1 Jerome H. Nates et al., DAMAGES IN TORT ACTIONS.