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Corporations, free-market nonprofits foot bill for judicial seminars

Conservative foundations, multinational oil companies and a prescription drugmaker were the most frequent sponsors of more than 100 expense-paid educational seminars attended by federal judges over a 4 1/2-year period, according to a Center for Public Integrity investigation. Among the seminar titles were “The Moral Foundations of Capitalism,” “Corporations and the Limits of Criminal Law” […]

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Investment managers top list of super PAC donors

selensergen/Shutterstock.com Despite his vast wealth, Sheldon Adelson was not exactly a household name when the Republican presidential primary campaign got under way. But the casino magnate’s multimillion-dollar contributions to a pro-Newt Gingrich super PAC ended that. Adelson’s support was linked to a shared stance with Gingrich as staunch supporters of Israel. Not quite so well […]

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