Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is a Brennan Center Fellow and an Associate Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law. She is the author of the book, Corporate Citizen? An Argument for the Separation of Corporation and State (Carolina Academic Press 2016) and of Safeguarding Markets from Pernicious Pay to Play: A Model Explaining Why the SEC Regulates Money in Politics.

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"The facts in Jesner v. Arab Bank could not have been more gut wrenching." (Photo: Michael Coghlan/cc/flickr) Views
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
While Few Notice, The Supreme Court Is Making Corporate Human Rights Abuses Easier
In our current news environment, any news that’s not about President Trump gets short shrift, even if it’s news emanating from the Supreme Court. On April 24, 2018, the Supreme Court decided the case of Jesner v. Arab Bank . The Court ruled that foreign corporations cannot be brought into U.S...
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Vet Them Now or Vet Them Later
One of the few “successes” of the Trump administration has been the rapid pace of nominations to the federal bench. When Trump took office last January, there were more than 100 judicial vacancies, including one on the Supreme Court. As of early November, Trump had put forward 58 names to fill...
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