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Only in America: Corporations aren't people, my friend?

A California man claims corporation papers are a passenger that allows him to drive in the carpool lane — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A California man has been driving alone in the carpool lane with corporation papers on the passenger's seat to test the legal principle that corporations are persons. Jonathan Frieman, 56, says he wants to make a political point. But after he was ticketed for not having a passenger in a carpool lane, a judge rejected his argument. Frieman is appealing.