TITLE

Who Approves This Message?

AUTHOR(S)
Shiffrin, Steven H.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Commonweal;2/12/2010, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission wherein Citizens United filed a suit in federal court seeking protection for the distribution of the film "Hillary: The Movie." The District Court ruled that airing the movie would violate 2 U.S.C. Section 441b. On appeal, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Citizens United and the film were not subject to the law's provision limiting corporate-sponsored political advertisements.
ACCESSION #
48042427

 

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