How Should the State Interact Constitutionally with Corporations which have significant power and influence over its population? Lessons from the Impeachment of Warren Hastings, 1788-1795

Nathan Beck-Samuels
2021 St Andrews Law Journal  
How to maintain constitutional accountability over large corporations is an increasing theme in contemporary politics. The impeachment trial of Warren Hastings in 1788-1795 addressed this directly with the behaviour of the East India Trading Company. What lessons for today are illustrated by this historical trial?
doi:10.15664/stalj.v1i1.2343 fatcat:hnah265rgzbwfhq42r4kti3wge