TITLE

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW--FIRST AMENDMENT-AGGREGATE LIMITS ON CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS VIOLATE FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS

AUTHOR(S)
GODWIN, ERIN
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Cumberland Law Review;2015, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p639
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
110586332

 

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