TITLE

HAS THE TIDE TURNED IN FAVOR OF DISCLOSURE? REVEALING MONEY IN POLITICS AFTER CITIZENS UNITED AND DOE V. REED

AUTHOR(S)
Torres-Spelliscy, Ciara
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Georgia State University Law Review;Summer2011, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1057
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the campaign finance disclosure law following the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in cases Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (FEC) and Doe v. Reed from 2007 to 2010. It explores the hostility exhibited by lower courts between Wisconsin Right to Life II (WRTL II) and Citizens United. It notes lower courts' adoption of the Supreme Court view on the constitutional application of disclaimers and disclosure to political advertisements.
ACCESSION #
64290528

 

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