Monday, August 17, 2009

Chief Justice Roberts: Judicial Activist for Corporate Power [PDF]

Bob Monks and Peter Murray's essay about the Supreme Court choosing to re-hear the Citizens United v. F.E.C. court case and granting corporations expanded rights to contribute to political campaigns.  Often portrayed as a free speech  or First Amendment case, this case opened the way for increased corporation influence in politics and marked the Roberts Court as a major actor in increasing corporate power.

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August 17, 2009 in Citizens United , judicial activism , Supreme Court , Campaign Finance , corporate speech , Corporate Power  |  0 comments  | 
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