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Stare Decisis

Heeere's Johnny

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Only time will tell whether the monetary floodgates will open to corporate involvement in political campaigns since businesses can now make independent expenditures in support of candidates or parties.

Citizens United: U.S. Politics with Chinese Characteristics

Elizabeth Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Elizabeth Lynch

In 1966, because of the fear of foreign influence in U.S. elections, Congress passed the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Eventually incorporated in ...

"Citizens United" for More Corporate Power

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

We have levels of inequality worse than the Gilded Age and the "trusts" are more powerful and possess a global reach that is greater than ever. And the Supreme Court drops new political powers in the laps of these corporate behemoths?

Freedom from Corruption v. Freedom of Speech: The Citizens United Case

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

After Republicans sought repeated assurances from Justice Sotomayor that she'd follow the law, and precedent, we are about to found out of Republican appointees likewise feel bound to that commitment.