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Cooper Industries v. Leatherman Tool Grp.

Docket No.: 99-2035
Argued: February 26, 2001
Decided: May 14, 2001

Topics:

Due Process, Economic Activity, Due Process, Eighth Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Seventh Amendment, Speedy Trial, Trial by Jury, abuse of discretion, habeas, judicial review, patent, preliminary injunction, probable cause, property rights, trademark

Petitioner: Cooper Industries
Respondent: Leatherman Tool Grp.

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 205 F.3d 1351
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


532 U.S. 424 (2001)
Question:

Did the Court of Appeals review the constitutionality of the punitive damages award against Cooper Industries, Inc. under the correct standard?

Cooper Industries v. Leatherman Tool Grp.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 26, 2001

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 8 votes for Cooper Industries, 1 vote(s) against
Opinion By:
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