How Corporations Became People

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On Friday, April 9, 2021, UCLA law professor Adam Winkler delivered the annual Hendricks Lecture in Law and History. The title of Winkler’s talk was “How Corporations Became People.” The lecture began at 4:00 p.m. via Zoom. The event was free and open to the public.

Winkler is a specialist in American constitutional law, the Supreme Court, and gun policy. His talk is based on his book, We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights, which was a finalist for the National Book Award, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the American Bar Association’s Legal Gavel Award, the California Book Award, and received the Scribes Award.