Last October, I wrote about my love for the ability of tort law to stop some groups from engaging in hateful activities. This is an update to that story.
In that case, a jury awarded an $11 million verdict to the father of a soldier killed from the
Post-verdict, a judge recently cut the jury award from a total of $11 million to $5 million. Although the award is smaller, it should still be enough to hinder Westboro's ability to inflict such pain in the future.