Section 4:
Correlation and Regression
Correlation of Damages

Regression Equation
Relationship of Awards

Relationship Between Jury and Judge Awards

We shall not actually compute the regression equation here, but we shall give the results of the computation by the regression lines for jury and judge trials shown in Figure 4 below.


What differences and similarities does Figure 4 suggest about the relation between punitive and compensatory awards in jury and judge trials?


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