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Stars Interactive Holdings v. Kentucky, ex rel. Brown

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-275 Ky. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether an award of statutory damages violates due process when it exceeds by a factor of more than 30 any conceivable harm; and (2) whether the excessive-fines clause prohibits a state from punishing a defendant by imposing a penalty 50 times in excess of the defendant’s revenue earned from the prohibited conduct.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Aug 23 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 24, 2021)
Sep 10 2021Amicus brief of Washington Legal Foundation submitted.