Rebellion And The Redefinition Of Corporate Rights

Law360, New York (November 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a letter to James Madison on Jan. 30, 1787, Thomas Jefferson said: "I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical."

Thomas Jefferson would have been proud of the recent rebellion in the courts of the United States, the halls of Congress and the corridors of popular opinion that drove the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to radically change the way it evaluates the cooperation of corporations embroiled...
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