Supreme Court to Weigh Torture Lawsuits Against Corporations

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Los Angeles Times, February 26 2012

February, 2012
Two years ago, the Supreme Court said corporations were like people and had the same free-speech rights to spend unlimited sums on campaigns ads. Now, in a major test of human rights law, the justices will decide whether corporations are like people when they are sued for aiding foreign regimes that kill or torture their own people.