TITLE

TWO FAULTY ASSUMPTIONS OF CITIZENS UNITED AND HOW TO LIMIT THE DAMAGE

AUTHOR(S)
Ryan, Paul S.
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
University of Toledo Law Review;Spring2013, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p583
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reflects on faulty assumptions of the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission which was regarding constitutionality of political independent expenditure by corporations. It explains how close relationships between political candidates and independent spenders give rise to corruption. It suggests some law reforms that distinguishes independent from coordinated political spending and provide voters with the information needed to make informed decisions.
ACCESSION #
88172520

 

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