Tag Archive: Supreme Court

May 29

Walmart’s unsurprising bribes

Bribery is as American as apple pie. By Donald Kaul I’ve never been a great fan of Walmart. I like little towns, towns where Main Street is lined with small shops and stores — drugstores, hardware stores, a café where you can get breakfast or lunch, maybe a clothing store or two — that kind …

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May 01

Walmart’s arrogance

The Walmex bribery scandal casts a spotlight on the retail giant’s many offenses in North America. By Chris Tilly The New York Times recently dropped a bombshell about Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and biggest private U.S. employer. The Times revealed that in 2005, an internal Walmart investigation found evidence that its rapidly growing Mexican …

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Apr 17

New Law: Anyone can be strip searched anytime, anywhere

Having previously expanded the police power to jail suspects on minor charges, the Supreme Court on Monday further eroded Americans’ Fourth Amendment rights when going behind bars. In a 5-4 decision, the court ruled that jails can strip search all detainees, even those charged with minor crimes. Such invasive, demeaning searches often are associated with …

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