Thursday, March 01, 2012

 

Royal Dutch Petroleum case explores extent of corporate liability


by Larry Geller

If corporations are people, then we should be able to hold them liable for crimes that people might commit. Right? Not yet.

Leval

 

For the rest of the story, watch this video, provocatively titled If Al Qaida had Incorporated - SCOTUS Would Say They're Innocent!

Click the thingy at the lower right for full-screen.



Comments:

“Corporations are people, my friend,” .....Mitt Romney.
 


True. Without people, it is an empty shell just like a union would be. A corporation could be one person. More commonly, a corporation is just a group of people who operate under a known set of rules for purposes of commerce and tax treatment.
 

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