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SCOTUS Decisions

Monday, June 20, 2011

Jami Floyd, legal analyst and It's A Free Country blogger, and Jeffrey Rosen, professor of law at The George Washington University and the legal affairs editor of The New Republic, discuss the decisions that came down from the Supreme Court today--including the court's decision to block the massive class action suit against Wal-Mart and the ruling that states and private entities cannot sue utilities for contributing to global warming. 

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Comments [3]

Nick from UWS

The Supreme Court is a 100% corrupt panel of racketeers, paid off by the top echelons of big business to keep things sweet for them and keep interference from the rabble at a minimum.

Even Obama was shocked enough by their disgustingly obvious corruption that he felt moved to dress them down in his State Of The Union.

But unless the US populace wakes up, they will continue to serve and strengthen the burgeoning lethal oligarchy that is festering like a pus-filled blister over this country; making and enforcing at gunpoint laws that serve their interests and theirs alone.

Jun. 20 2011 06:11 PM
Amy from Manhattan

I'm kind of surprised Alito voted against children's right to have their rights read, given his sole dissenting votes on a couple of recent cases, incl. the anti-gay demonstrations near military funerals.

Jun. 20 2011 12:48 PM

Mark today in your journals or start one. Democratic government officially ended June 20th, 2011. It's an oligarchy now. Better keep detailed notes in the coming years. You'll want to get the story straight for you kids and grandkids when you're having that family picnic at Bank of America Park & Compulsory Consumer Area in 2040 (assuming you can afford the entry fee -- no more public services or places in the US as everything has been privatized).

Thank you, $upreme Court. Corporate money well spent.

Jun. 20 2011 11:52 AM

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