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eydaimon
02-14-2012, 12:44 AM
Ron Paul while against federal tort reform (obviously) seems to be open to state tort reform.

Ref: http://reason.com/blog/2011/05/06/ron-paul-vs-tort-reform

It seems jury awards would be protected by the 7th amendment (perhaps 5th too?), so why would Ron Paul, while opposing it on a federal level, still seem to be OK with it on a state level?

Hot Coffee (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1445203/) would suggest many corporations have lobbied to have it capped in their favor.

Anyone know more about this?