Louisiana Law Review Symposium to Address Punitive Damages

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