TITLE

WHY PERSONHOOD MATTERS

AUTHOR(S)
Piety, Tamara R.
PUB. DATE
June 2015
SOURCE
Constitutional Commentary;Summer2015, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p361
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented which explores the importance of corporate personhood after the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Citizens United v. FEC on the right of corporation to spend money in political activity. It mentions the personhood metaphor a dismissive reassurance that the corporations has the same First Amendment rights as human beings. It also mentions the right of corporations for the free exercise of religion and for freedom of expression.
ACCESSION #
108759955

 

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