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Punitive Damage Caps

Season 3, Ep. 14

The $45.2 million punitive damage award against Alex Jones may be severely curtailed by a Texas statute capping such damages. A $5 million punitive damage award against Amber Heard was reduced by applicable Virginia law to $350,000. Where do these caps come from, how do they work, are they fair to the parties and the juries, and are they constitutional? Georgetown Professor of Law Heidi Li Feldman joins Host Rich Schoenstein to discuss the matter.