Exxon punitive damages ruling [US SC]
Exxon punitive damages ruling [US SC]

Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker, US Supreme Court, June 25, 2008 [ruling that punitive damages in the Exxon Valdez oil spill was excessive and that punitive damages should be reasonably predictable based on the harm done]. Read the full text of the opinion [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.