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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
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by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Federal courts are supremely pro-business, including the nation's highest one throughout its history.
The nation's first Supreme Court chief justice John Jay arrogantly said America should be run by the people who own it. The nation's second president John Adams said the rich, well born and able should rule.
The Supreme Court's 1886 ruling in Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railway was arguably the most infamous one high court history – granting corporations legal personhood.
Henceforth, corporate predators have had the same rights as people, not the responsibilities. Limited liability exempts them.
The words "Equal Justice Under Law" adorning the Supreme Court's west facade, along with its "Justice, the Guardian of Liberty" motto facing east reflect a travesty of what judicial fairness is s
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