Remittitur — I.


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Man: So Tenenbaum lost his appeal.

Woman: Ah, yes! The old remittitur trap.

Man: Remitti-what??!

Woman: The lower court will use remittitur to lower the amount that poor Joel has to pay.

Man: I barely understand that -- but go on.

Woman: Suppose the judge lowers the damages back down to $67.5K. The RIAA opts for a new trial instead, wins big again --

Man: And the judge will remittitur it right back to 67.5K! Sounds like an infinite loop!

Woman: Indeed! You catch on fast.

Man: Python programmers always do.