TITLE

Citizens United v. FEC

AUTHOR(S)
Clift, Eleanor
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
NonProfit Times;4/1/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Citizens United v. FEC lifting the caps on the amount of money corporations and unions can spend to promote political candidates. It mentions supporters of the decision like Cleta Mitchell, a partner at the Foley & Lardner law firm, who called the decision as a principled stand in support of the First Amendment. The article also informs of the opposing views of Abby Levine of Alliance for Justice and Larry Ottinger, president of the Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest.
ACCESSION #
50367975

 

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