Supreme Court Rulings and Corporate Behavior
Witnesses testified about several recent Supreme Court corporate rulings involving class-action lawsuits or matters involving corporate… read more
Witnesses testified about several recent Supreme Court corporate rulings involving class-action lawsuits or matters involving corporate law. Among the topics addressed was the Wal-Mart class-action case where, in a 5-4 decision, the Court ruled over one million female Wal-Mart employees could not move forward in a class-action lawsuit. They also talked about the degree to which recent court decisions had favored business over consumers. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Alt, Robert Senior Fellow Heritage Foundation->Legal Policy
- Cox, James Professor Duke University->Law School
- Dukes, Betty Plaintiff
- Feinstein, Dianne U.S. Senator [D] California
- Franken, Al U.S. Senator [D] Minnesota
- Grassley, Charles "Chuck" E. U.S. Senator [R] Iowa
- Hart, Melissa Director University of Colorado->Byron R. White Center for the Study of American Constitutional Law
- Leahy, Patrick J. U.S. Senator [D] Vermont
- Pincus, Andrew Attorney
- Whitehouse, Sheldon U.S. Senator [D] Rhode Island
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