SUPREME COURT REVIEWMarcia Coyle, The National Law Journal
Trying to wipe away the precedent
In several cases this term, members of Congress responded to high court decisions with quick legislation.
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.