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178) For this, the Grinberg court concluded that $950,000 was the minimum award supportable by the evidence and therefore issued an additur.
43) In contrast, objections to the inadequacy or excessiveness of a verdict can be raised in post-trial motions for additur, remittitur, or new trial without the need for an objection prior to the jury's discharge.
6) No such opportunity exists for plaintiffs seeking similar relief from inadequate verdicts because the use of additur, remittitur's procedural counterpart, is banned in federal courts.
Justice Jackson's assumption that the executive branch's power may be either augmented or decreased by congressional addition or subtraction-- a type of congressional additur and remittitur--is valid in the narrow sense that if Congress has exercised its legislative power directing or authorizing implementation or enforcement, the President is expressly obligated by Article II to "execute" those laws, a power to act that the President would lack in the absence of such legislation.
Her motion for an additur asked the trial to order an increase in the damages awarded or, in the alternative, for a new trial.
additur aurata deiectus cuspide Typhon, qui prius, Ossaeis conscendens aethera saxis, Emathio celsum duplicabat vertice Olympum.
22) See Raban Maur, Commentariorum in Matthaeum, PL 107:806: "In quibusdam codicibus additur sine causa.
Quattor in nucibus, non amplis, alea tota est, Cum sibi suppositis additur una tribus.
The sole obstacle to additur, the Supreme Court held in 1935, was the Reexamination Clause, which, under "the established practice and the rule of the common law, as it existed in England at the time of the adoption of the Constitution, forbade the court to increase the amount of damages awarded by a jury.
Increased judicial control: additur, remittitur, and others.
The widow then moved for reconsideration of the judgment as a matter of law, additur, or a new trial on damages.