TITLE

RECOVERING THE INDIVIDUAL IN POLITICS

AUTHOR(S)
Ortiz, Daniel R.
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
New York University Journal of Legislation & Public Policy;Spring2012, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on the First Amendment law of the U.S. related to the regulation of politics and the free speech clause. The doctrinal and theoretical difficulties facing the individuals and business corporations and the implications in leading election law cases are discussed with reference to the trial of Citizens United v. FEC and Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce. The issues related to unlimited independent expenditures during elections are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
82191913

 

Related Articles

  • Shareholder Rights: Citizens United and Delaware Corporate Governance Law. Miller, Paul S. // Journal of Law & Politics;Fall2012, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p51 

    The article discusses a court case of Citizens United v. FEC based on the First Amendment political speech doctrine of the U.S. Constitution. The issues related to campaign finance reform, its effects on the corporate law and the protection of property rights and political speech rights are...

  • LET THE PEOPLE SPEAK: THE CASE FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REMOVE CORPORATE SPEECH FROM THE AMBIT OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT. Weissman, Robert // Temple Law Review;Summer2011, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p979 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) which dealt with campaign finance. Information is provided on how the decision gave corporations First Amendment protections and allowed corporations to make unlimited amounts of donations...

  • Death by a Thousand Cuts: How the Supreme Court Has Effectively Killed Campaign Finance Regulation by Its Limited Recognition of Compelling State Interests. HUGUELET, KEVIN R. // University of Miami Law Review;Fall2015, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p348 

    This Article examines the current campaign finance jurisprudence in the United States, with a particular emphasis on the Court's recognition of compelling state interests. Given the limited recognition of compelling state interests, this Article seeks to question the seemingly arbitrary...

  • DIVIDING CITIZENS UNITED: THE CASE V. THE CONTROVERSY. Tribe, Laurence H. // Constitutional Commentary;Summer2015, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p463 

    The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court case Citizens United v. FEC related to the spending of money by corporations in the elections and use for the prevention of political corruption and its improper influence in the electoral process. It mentions that the decision is based on the First...

  • CITIZENS UNITED IMPACT ON JUDICIAL ELECTIONS.  // Drake Law Review;Spring2012, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p685 

    The article presents a panel discussion on the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission on judicial elections. Topics include campaign finance restrictions, the First Amendment rights of corporations, and how corporate donors...

  • CITIZENS UNITED Y LA FINANCIACIÓN DE LAS CAMPAÑAS ELECTORALES EN EL DERECHO NORTEAMERICANO. HEREDIA, ANA VALERO // Teoria y Realidad Constitucional;2012, Issue 30, p433 

    With the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court, pronounced in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, February 2010, the American Supreme Court has overturned a ruling that for twenty years imposed limits and restricted the ability of firms and unions to finance the election...

  • 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...

  • SYMPOSIUM FOREWORD. Fein, Ronald A. // Constitutional Commentary;Summer2015, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p213 

    An introduction is presented in which editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including the corporate speech under the U.S. First Amendment, role of money in politics and concept of corporate democracy in context of the U.S. Supreme Court case Citizens United v. FEC.

  • 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...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics