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Civil Rights – Conversion – Trespass To Chattels – Remittitur (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies defendant landlord’s motion for remittitur in this case in which a jury awarded plaintiff tenants, an African-American married couple, $50,000 in punitive damages and $100,000 apiece in compensatory damages on their racial discrimination claims under the Fair Housing Act and Virginia law prohibiting vandalism against property motivated by ...