Louisiana Law Review Symposium to Address Punitive Damages

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The Louisiana Law Review will hold its symposium on Punitive Damages Today and Tomorrow, Friday, April 17, in the LSU Law Center’s Tucker Room.

The event begins at 8:20 a.m. with opening remarks from LSU Law Professor Frank Maraist and is open to the public.

The schedule for the symposium is as follows:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.: Tom Dupree of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP-Punitive Damages and the Constitution.
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.: Francis McGovern, Professor at Duke University School of Law-Punitive Damages and Class Actions.
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.: David W. Robertson, W. Page Keeton Chair in Tort Law and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas-Punitive Damages in U.S. Maritime Law: Miles, Baker, and Townshend.
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.: Michael F. Sturley, Stanley D. and Sandra J. Rosenberg Centennial Professor at the University of Texas Law School-Vicarious Liability for Punitive Damages.
  • 1:30 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.: Patrick J. Borchers, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law at Creighton University-Punitive Damages, Forum Shopping and the Conflict of Laws.
  • 2:35 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Michael L. Wells, Carter Professor at the University of Georgia Law School-A Common Lawyer’s Perspective on the European Perspective on Punitive Damages with commentary by LSU Law Professor Olivier Moréteau.
  • 3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: John W. deGravelles of deGravelles, Palmintier, Holthaus and Fruge and Adjunct Professor at the LSU Law Center-Louisiana Punitive Damages: A Conflict of Traditions.

For more information visit  Louisiana Law Review

 

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