TITLE

MCCUTCHEON V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION: AN UNLIKELY BLOCKBUSTER

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Bradley A.
PUB. DATE
January 2015
SOURCE
New York University Journal of Law & Liberty;2015, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission which concerns the aggregate limit on individual contributions to a federal candidate, and in which the plaintiff Shaun McCutcheon argued that the aggregate cap on total giving violated his First Amendment rights by limiting his speech and the number of candidates with whom he could offer supports. The plaintiff's arguments and the Court's ruling on the case are discussed.
ACCESSION #
101746148

 

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