Join Jeff Clements, YES! Contributing Author and Free Speech for Free People Co-Founder and General Counsel, to discuss his new book, Corporations Are Not People.
Take an in-depth look at how the January 2010 Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission marked a victory for the legal doctrine of corporate personhood by recognizing corporations as legal persons who are entitled to exercise their free speech rights in the form of campaign spending.
Monday, March 5, 7:00pm
Seattle University - Pigott Auditorium
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
About the Book:
With a foreword by Bill Moyers, Corporations Are Not People
tells the true story of how some of the largest corporations in the
world organized to take over our government and Constitution,
culminating in 2010 with the 5-4 Supreme Court decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
Co-sponsors: The Puget Sound Lawyer Chapter and the Seattle University School of Law Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society, Free Speech for People, The Glaser Progress Foundation, League of Women Voters of Seattle-King County, Seattle University School of Law, Washington Conservation Voters, Washington Public Campaigns, and YES! Magazine
Jeff Clements is featured in the new We Can End Corporate Rule issue of YES! Magazine.
See: We're the People — Undoing Citizens United.
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