May 2015
Cumberland Law Review;2015, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p639
Academic Journal
The article discusses U.S. Supreme Court cases including McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) and Citizens United v. FEC, focusing on the court's decision on how limits on campaign contributions violate First Amendment rights. Other topics include quid pro quo corruption, how the FEC has restricted contributors' ability to circumvent contribution base limits, and information on the case Buckley v. Valeo.


Related Articles

  • Money Managers. Tomasky, Michael // Newsweek Global;2/22/2013, Vol. 161 Issue 8, p1 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which deals with campaign finance reform in the U.S. Topics include the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the "spending as speech" doctrine from...

  • THAT WE ARE UNDERLINGS: THE REAL PROBLEMS IN DISCIPLINING POLITICAL SPENDING AND THE FIRST AMENDMENT. Purdy, Jedediah // Constitutional Commentary;Summer2015, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p391 

    The article focuses on the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Citizens United v. FEC related to the political spending of corporations in campaign which enables for preventing the political corruption. It mentions that the U.S. First Amendment protections can justify limits on...

  • Know Your Political Theory. Shapiro, Robert E. // Litigation;Fall2014, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p59 

    The article offers information on the history, development, and significance of the U.S. Constitution in establishing and setting the structure of political theory with reference to the U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall's in McCulloch v. Maryland. It discusses the judicial decision of the U.S....

  • STATE CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS SHOW ME THE MONEY. Ginn, Jennifer // Capitol Ideas;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p26 

    The article presents the views of Darrin Lim, conference co-chairperson of the professional association Council on Governmental Ethical Laws, and Paul S. Ryan, senior counsel to the nonprofit organization The Campaign Legal Center on the U.S. Supreme Court rulings on court cases concerning...

  • OLIGARCHY ENSHRINED. STANGLER, COLE // In These Times;Jun2014, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p18 

    The article discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), which deals with campaign financing as of 2014. Topics discussed include the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the cases Citizens United v. FEC, and Buckley v. Valeo related to the issue, reduction of...

  • Corporations and the Courts. LEVINE, ROBERT A. // Moderate Voice;7/8/2014, p1 

    The article offers information on the discrimination of court shown to employees or consumers in judgments of cases involving corporate. It mentions that it happens from the lowest level courts to the U.S. Supreme Court and includes that justice was always oriented in support of the corporate....

  • Elements of the Support Structure for Campaign Finance Litigation in the Roberts Court. Southworth, Ann // Law & Social Inquiry;Spring2018, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p319 

    This article considers the organizations, financial patrons, and lawyers involved in two significant campaign finance cases decided by the Roberts Court: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The research indicates that these elements of...

  • PRIVATE CAUSE OF AC TION FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF UNDER MARYLAND'S CAMP AIGN FINANCE LAWS. Stichel, H. Mark; Greenfeld, Joshua // Maryland Bar Journal;Mar/Apr2015, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p4 

    The article focuses on the need to bring a private cause of action to seek injunctive relief for non-compliance with campaign finance requirements by voters or candidates Election Law of Maryland. It mentions the U.S. Supreme Court cases Buckley v. Valeo and McCutcheon v. Federal Election...

  • Recalibrating Campaign Finance Law. Johnstone, Anthony // Yale Law & Policy Review;Fall2013, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p217 

    An essay is presented which provides a historical overview of America's campaign finance laws as of 2013, focusing on U.S. constitutional law and the potential recalibration of the laws which govern political contribution limits and political spending in the U.S. State laws and the U.S....


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics