The Supreme Court: Big Business and the First Amendment

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As the US Supreme Court recessed this week until next October, John Roberts completed his sixth term as Chief Justice of the United States. He continued to lead the court in a conservative direction, and this was a good term for big business, including Wal-Mart, AT&T and power companies. It was also a term dominated by the First Amendment. Is the Court more business-friendly under Roberts and the conservative majority? Is it liberal when it comes to the First Amendment?


Adam Liptak - New York Times - @adamliptak, Robert Peck - Center for Constitutional Litigation, Jonathan H. Adler - Case Western Reserve University - @jadler1969, Nelson Lichtenstein - University of California, Santa Barbara - @UCSBHistory, Arn Pearson - Common Cause

Warren Olney

Darrell Satzman, Christian Bordal, Katie Cooper