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When we think of civil rights movements, the first to spring to mind might be the battles against African-American segregation or for women’s suffrage. But one of the longest, most successful–and least-known–of these movements in America has been made on behalf of corporations. In this episode of the Modern Law Library, Prof. Adam Winkler, author of We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights, shares what he learned from his investigation into how corporations have achieved constitutional protections ranging from the right to sue and be sued, to individual rights like religious liberty protections and freedom of speech.

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Published: March 21, 2018
Podcast: ABA Journal: Modern Law Library
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