Thomas A. Eaton

University of Georgia Law School

Professor

225 Herty Drive

Athens, GA 30602

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Rule 68 Offers of Judgment: The Practices and Opinions of Experienced Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination Attorneys

University of Georgia Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-002
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Jan 2007
Harold S. Lewis Jr. and Thomas A. Eaton
Mercer University and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 222 (102,577)

Abstract:

Rule 68, Offer of judgment, Marek

The Effects of Seeking Punitive Damages on the Processing of Tort Claims

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Sep 2004
Thomas A. Eaton, David B. Mustard and Susette M. Talarico
University of Georgia Law School, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and University of Georgia - Department of Political Science
Downloads 186 (132,354)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Tort, punitive damages, tort reform, litigation

The Effects of Seeking Punitive Damages on the Processing of Tort Claims

Journal of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Posted: 14 Nov 2004
Thomas A. Eaton, David B. Mustard and Susette M. Talarico
University of Georgia Law School, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business - Department of Economics and University of Georgia - Department of Political Science

Abstract:

3.

Of Frivolous Litigation and Runaway Juries: A View from the Bench

Georgia Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Georgia Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Thomas A. Eaton
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 139 (162,987)

Abstract:

Juries, Tort Reform, Georgia

4.

The Contours of a New FRCP, Rule 68.1: A Proposed Two-Way Offer of Settlement Provision for Federal Fee-Shifting Cases

UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Dec 2008
Harold S. Lewis Jr. and Thomas A. Eaton
Mercer University and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 138 (165,870)

Abstract:

FRCP Rule 68

5.

A Profile of Tort Litigation in Georgia and Reflections on Tort Reform

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 30, pp. 629-729, 1996, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Thomas A. Eaton and Susette M. Talarico
University of Georgia Law School and University of Georgia - Department of Political Science
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Citation 2

Abstract:

tort law, Georgia, tort reform, litigation, personal injury, awards, remedies, disposition, settlement, verdict

6.

Another Brick in the Wall: An Empirical Look at Georgia Tort Litigation in the 1990s

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 34, pp. 1056-1154, 2000, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 06 Dec 2012
Thomas A. Eaton, Susette M. Talarico and Richard Dunn
University of Georgia Law School, University of Georgia - Department of Political Science and Independent
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Citation 4

Abstract:

tort law, Georgia, tort rform, litigation, personal injury, awards, remedies, disposition, settlement, verdict

7.

Attorney’s Fees, Nominal Damages, and Section 1983 Litigation

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-32
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 13 May 2016
Thomas A. Eaton and Michael Lewis Wells
University of Georgia Law School and University of Georgia Law School
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Abstract:

42 U.S.C. § 1983, attorney's fees, Farrar v. Hobby, constitutional torts, Civil Rights Attorney’s Fees Awards Act, prevailing party, constitutional rights, fee shifting, nominal damages, low award low fee