The Roberts Court

By on May 6, 2013 2:42 pm
Heafey Headnotes

Adam Liptak, the New York Times’s Supreme Court correspondent, is the author of an article in this Sunday’s edition of the paper: Friend of the Corporation in print; Corporations Find A Friend in the Supreme Court online (May 5, 2013). His article discusses pro-business decisions of the Roberts court – such as Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Wal-Mart v. Dukes, AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion — and a study by Lee Epstein (U.S.C.), William Landes (University of Chicago) and Judge Richard A. Posner (7th Circuit Court of Appeals and University of Chicago), How Business Fares in the Supreme Court, 97 Minnesota Law Review 1431 (2013), tallying how often from 1946 to 2011 each of 36 Supreme Court justices has voted pro-business .