Tuesday, December 21, 2010
A federal district court jury in Philadelphia has awarded $2.5 million in punitive damages and $90,000 in compensatory damages each to Professors Rudovsky and Sosonov. West says it plans to appeal.
Prior TaxProf Blog coverage:
- Two Law Profs Sue West for Putting Their Names on a "Sham" Supplement to Their Treatise (April 16, 2009)
- Judge Denies Law Profs' Injunction Against West, But Signals They May Succeed on Merits of Claim That West Put Their Names on "Sham" Supplement (April 27, 2009)
- District Court Denies West's Motion to Dismiss Lawsuit by Two Law Prof Authors (June 10, 2009)
- Trial Begins in Law Prof Authors' Suit v. West (Dec. 15, 2010)