The paper analyzes the judgment of Italian Supreme Court (Corte di cassazione) held in July 2017 and focuses on the various relations (in terms of legal technique, policy considerations and political philosophy) between individual liability and social-responsibility. The Italian path to "punitive damages" offers a good example of the expansion of the social dimension of the contemporary tort law, in order to maximize both individual freedom and liability; thus, freedom and liability depict the political axes of an open society

La polifunzionalità della responsabilità civile e l'ubi consistam ordinamentale dei "risarcimenti punitivi"

M Grondona
2018

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The paper analyzes the judgment of Italian Supreme Court (Corte di cassazione) held in July 2017 and focuses on the various relations (in terms of legal technique, policy considerations and political philosophy) between individual liability and social-responsibility. The Italian path to "punitive damages" offers a good example of the expansion of the social dimension of the contemporary tort law, in order to maximize both individual freedom and liability; thus, freedom and liability depict the political axes of an open society
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