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Supreme Court / Legal Procedures / Punitive Damages #327641

CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 26, 1989
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(DC: Bruce Morton) Supreme Court's ruling with regard to punitive damages awarded by juries examined; Vermont case upon which ruling was based and role of Kelco company examined. Punitive damage awards to Rock Hudson's lover Marc Christian recalled. Justice Harry Blackmun's major decision quoted on screen. [In March, Kelco spokesperson Joseph KELLEY - comments.] [Georgetown Univ. law professor Paul ROTHSTEIN - explains important of ruling.] [US Chamber of Commerce spokesperson Stephen BOKAT - disagrees with ruling.] (Artist: Don Juhlin)

Morton, Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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