The Supreme Court shows corporate America how to screw over its customers and employees without breaking the law. – By Dahlia Lithwick – Slate Magazine

The Supreme Court shows corporate America how to screw over its customers and employees without breaking the law. – By Dahlia Lithwick – Slate Magazine.

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The Supreme Court shows corporate America how to screw over its customers and employees without breaking the law.

Depending on how you count “big cases,” the Supreme Court has just finished off either a great (according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) or spectacularly great (according to a new study by the Constitutional Accountability Center) term for big business. The measure of success here isn’t just the win-loss record of the Chamber of Commerce, although that’s certainly part of the story. Nor is it news that—in keeping with a recent trend—the court is systematically closing the courthouse doors to everyday litigants, though that’s a tale that always bears retelling. The reason the Roberts Court has proven to be Christmas in July for big business is this: Slowly but surely, the Supreme Court is giving corporate America a handbook on how to engage in misconduct. In case after case, it seems big companies are being given the playbook on how to win even bigger the next time.

Read the full story here: Slate Magazine

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One response to “The Supreme Court shows corporate America how to screw over its customers and employees without breaking the law. – By Dahlia Lithwick – Slate Magazine

  1. So which president loaded the Supreme Court with corporate goons. Was it Clinton? Nooooo. Was it Obama? Nooooo. Oh, maybe it was helped along by – Bushy boy!!!

    Don’t vote. Or if you do vote ~ vote stupid. Welcome to Goon Nation.

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