Hansen, Mark
October 2002
ABA Journal;Oct2002, Vol. 88 Issue 10, p36
Discusses legal issues on political contributions and advertising in the U.S. as of October 2002. Civil fine paid by MSE Technology Applications Inc. for violating the laws on political contributions; Importance of establishing the client's goal for the political contributions; Discussion on the loophole in the campaign laws that in effect allows corporations to engage in political activities even though they are prohibited from making direct contributions to candidates.


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