Posts Tagged with "international law"

If Corporations Are “People,” The Supreme Court Should At Least Hold Them Accountable For Crimes They Commit

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

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If Corporations Are “People,” The Supreme Court Should At Least Hold Them Accountable For Crimes They Commit

Any time I discuss corporate “personhood” in this post, please assume there are quotes around personhood. The idea is patently absurd, and any time I seem to tacitly accept the idea it’s only for argument’s sake. Let’s say a corporation was convicted of a crime: Would it have to serve jail time? The notion that [...]

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Judge Kaplan Drastically Overreached With “Unlawful” Injunction To Protect Chevron, International Law Experts Say

Monday, June 20, 2011

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Judge Kaplan Drastically Overreached With “Unlawful” Injunction To Protect Chevron, International Law Experts Say

US Federal Judge Lewis Kaplan’s bias in favor of Chevron may have led him to drastically overstep his authority, according to several international law experts from around the world who have asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in New York to dissolve Kaplan’s preliminary injunction against enforcement of an $18 billion verdict against the [...]

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