Scandals' Ends Leave Bitter Taste

October 30, 2003 | Common Dreams |

Senior Fellow David Callahan shows why most of the recent corporate wrongdoers are likely to walk free because of weak laws and even weaker law enforcement agencies.

The failure of our legal system to ensure accountability for corporate abuses that cost investors so dearly sends a terrible message: Ordinary Americans are being reminded once again that the rich live by a different set of rules, while would-be corporate criminals are seeing that crime pays.