Essay The Principles Of A Healthy Economy
The principles of a healthy economy are the basis of the US functioning. Consequently, 'corporate entities” ( Hopkins, 2016) benefits from the same rights as the physical persons, and are similarly protected under the First Amendment rights, as each ordinary single person. Their rights for free expression are distributed, in a form, if the corporations were persons.
“The inherent worth of the speech in terms of its capacity for informing the public does not depend upon the identity of its source, whether corporation ... or individual.“ ( Lisby, 2011, p.181)
But, the corporations were not always protected by the First Amendment, especially previously 1978. In 1978,in a legal case, Corporations were recognized as a person and gain” the Constitution’s equal protection guarantees, as a normal person” ( First Nat’l Bank of Boston v. Bellotti, 1978). It 's the nature and content of the speech which beneficial the protection not the nature of the speaker. ( Hopkins, 2016, p.176)
Due to their activities related risks the corporations, may be obliged to execute several steps against their will ( like to testify in the court against themselves, or the information of the companies may be used against the management. Very important fact, is…