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The Umpire Changes the Rules

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Brandt Goldstein

Will we finally see the umpire that the Chief Justice promised us? Or will he continue to move the foul lines and alter the strike zone to favor the rich and the powerful? Americans should keep their eyes on the Court.

Another Brick in the Wall: Supreme Court Shields Corporations From the Law (As Usual)

Nan Aron | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Nan Aron

The Italian Colors ruling is not an isolated event. We are rapidly approaching a time when there is a private set of laws for big corporations, created and enforced by and for themselves and separate from the system that governs the rest of us.

Terrorism Ruling May Help Corporate Defendants Win Early Dismissals | Robert A. Schwinger and Eric Twiste | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on a terrorism suspect's constitutional claims may help commercial defendants obtain pre-discovery dismissals of ...