TITLE

State Session Freeze Laws--Potential Solution or Unconstitutional Restriction?

AUTHOR(S)
Swaim, Dru
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Seattle University Law Review;2013, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p255
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S Supreme Court's decision in case Citizens United v. Fed. Election Comm'n that addressed restrictions on U.S federal campaign finance law. Topics discussed include the impact of the lawsuit Citizens United on the restrictions on campaign contributions and expenditures, other methods to control the money spent into politics, and the U.S Federal Elections Campaign Act of 1971. It mentions the U.S Supreme Court case Buckley v. Valeo based on the issue.
ACCESSION #
97755955

 

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