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ADA Policy Brief Series #18: Supreme Court's Refusal to Permit Punitive Damages in Private Lawsuits Under Section 202 of the ADA

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October 1, 2003


This policy brief in the National Council on Disability’s Righting the ADA series examines the nature and purpose of punitive damages, their availability under the ADA, and the substance and ramifications of the Court’s ruling in Barnes.

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