There, the idea is that a party that has misplaced a suit and exhausted their appeals shouldn’t be allowed to convey the identical claims in opposition to the same defendants once more in a new suit. But that doctrine, too, doesn’t have the slightest utility to this example. The Senate’s impeachment trial was not a judicial continuing; the events aren’t the same; and, once again, the Senate’s judgment does not have authorized effect. An individual that violates this Act could also be responsible for actual damages or $100,000 per violation, whichever is larger. A courtroom might enhance the damages quantity by up to three times the precise damages, if the defendant has engaged in a pattern and apply of violating this law.