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How One Law Professor Fights Growing Corporate Power Post-Citizens United

Scott Schwartz/Flickr/Creative Commons A protest against money in politics in Portland, Oregon.  After graduating from law school with a mountain of student loans, Ciara Torres-Spelliscy took a job with a white-shoe corporate law firm in New York to help pay off her debts. While she quickly determined that corporate law was not something she’d be able to stomach for long, it offered her some useful insights into the inner workings of corporate America.
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