TITLE

JUDGE J. SKELLY WRIGHT: POLITICS, MONEY, AND EQUALITY

AUTHOR(S)
Lee, Carol F.
PUB. DATE
March 2015
SOURCE
Loyola Law Review;Spring2015, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p93
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on Judge J. Skelly Wright's opinion towards campaign funds in politics, racial inequality and economic inequality. Topics discussed include his decisions in cases related to corruptions in government, approval of the campaign finance legislation by the United States' Congress after Watergate and decision of the United States Supreme Court in case Buckley v. Valeo which was related to the Federal Election Campaign Act.
ACCESSION #
109328960

 

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