Punitives for Tobacco Companies.
According to today's New York Times, the Second Circuit is poised to decide a case which will determine once and for all if tobacco companies should be assessed punitive damages for concealing the health hazards of smoking. The Court heard argument back in November, so I'm wondering if the Times knows something that I don't know about the timing of the release of this impending decision, or if it was just a slow day. The article can be found here
. Thanks to Second Circuit News
for the pointer.