Trying to wipe away the precedent

In several cases this term, members of Congress responded to high court decisions with quick legislation.

, The National Law Journal


The fastest and most successful reaction by Congress to a U.S. Supreme Court decision last term was not a legislative response to the very controversial Citizens United campaign finance ruling. And it wasn't an attempt to salvage a widely supported animal-crush video ban. No, the winner was: "foreign-cubed" securities class actions.

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