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SCOTUScast 6-17-09 featuring Mark Behrens

CSX Transportation v. Hensley

June 17, 2009

Mark A. Behrens

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 SCOTUScast 6-17-09 featuring Mark Behrens - MP3
Running Time: 00:07:31

On Monday, June 1, the Supreme Court announced its decision in CSX Transportation v. Hensley without having heard oral argument in the case. In a per curiam decision, the Court summarily reversed the Tennessee Court of Appeals, holding that the jury instructions for a five million dollar verdict for fear of cancer damages should have included the “genuine and serious” standard.

 

Oral Argument - None

 

Decision - June 1, 2009:
http://supremecourtus.gov/opinions/08pdf/08-1034.pdf


 

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