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Business wins big in Roberts Supreme Court.

By ThinkProgress on June 21, 2007 at 4:48 pm

"Business wins big in Roberts Supreme Court."


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“The Bush administration and corporate lobbyists long have sought sweeping ‘tort reform’ to limit lawsuits and massive jury awards — without much success. But in the last year, they quietly have been winning much of what they’ve wanted on a case-by-case basis in the Supreme Court. With a week to go in their term, the justices have handed down a dozen rulings that sharply limit the damages that can be won in lawsuits or make it harder to sue corporations.”

UPDATE: The New York Times reports that Roberts, who pledged to respect precedent during his confirmation hearings, has begun overturning precedents.

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