In the early days of our country, business corporations were intended to serve a specific purpose–performing one designated business activity–and nothing else. Our country’s founders had a healthy fear of corporations and allowed them to form only with strict limits. Most of this vital history is unknown to citizens today, but it can provide critical understanding and tools for solving today’s most pressing problems.
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A comprehensive law review article which offers the most thorough legal analysis to date of the process by which corporations have seized specific constitutional rights
Citizens United is two different but related things: a Political Action Committee (PAC) in Washington, D.C., and a Supreme Court case about election spending in which the aforementioned PAC was the plaintiff. Both lie at the center of a debate over the role corporations should play in society.