Punitive Damages in Arbitration: Garrity v. Lyle Stuart, Inc. Reconsidered

60 Pages Posted: 17 May 2012

Date Written: 1986

Abstract

In this article, Professor Stipanowich discusses the evolution of arbitration as a wide-ranging “surrogate” for civil trial and the debate over arbitrators’ power to levy awards of punitive or exemplary damages. He exhaustively summarizes and analyzes relevant court decisions, policy and practical concerns.

Keywords: Arbitration, punitive damages, exemplary damages, statutory damages, punitive awards, arbitration awards

Suggested Citation

Stipanowich, Thomas, Punitive Damages in Arbitration: Garrity v. Lyle Stuart, Inc. Reconsidered (1986). Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 5, p. 953, 1986. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2061801

Thomas Stipanowich (Contact Author)

Pepperdine University School of Law ( email )

24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
United States
310-506-4655 (Phone)
310-506-4437 (Fax)

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