TITLE

Shareholder Rights: Citizens United and Delaware Corporate Governance Law

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Paul S.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Journal of Law & Politics;Fall2012, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p51
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case of Citizens United v. FEC based on the First Amendment political speech doctrine of the U.S. Constitution. The issues related to campaign finance reform, its effects on the corporate law and the protection of property rights and political speech rights are discussed. The current state of corporate governance law, need of corporate democracy and the limitations in the use of corporate assets are considered. The need of regulating the political expenditures of the corporations and shareholder speech rights are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
83534819

 

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