July 20, 2013
by Zachariah Rivenbark
On January 21, 2010, the US Supreme Court issued its ruling in Citizens United v. FEC, a dispute in which the creators of a documentary unfavorable to 2008 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton challenged the prohibition on corporations making independent expenditures during campaigns. ...[read more]
July 9, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit in Harrisburg on behalf of 21 Pennsylvania residents who wish to marry their same-sex partner or who are seeking recognition by the state of Pennsylvania of their out-of-state same-sex marriage. The complaint alleges that ...[read more]
December 12, 2012
by Kyle Webster
On December 12, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit struck down a Wisconsin law prohibiting people from donating more than $10,000 a year to political action committees (PACs). The successful challenge came from the Wisconsin Right to Life and the Wisconsin Center for Economic ...[read more]
November 3, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Danielle Rudisill, Stetson University College of Law Class of 2013, argues for increased regulation regarding campaign finances...While the US Supreme Court has ruled a number of times that contributions to political parties can be constitutionally censored, perhaps the ...[read more]
December 13, 2011
by Katherine Getty
The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Monday struck down a Wisconsin law that prohibited people from donating more than $10,000 a year to political action committees (PACs). The case was brought by Wisconsin Right to Life before the 2010 gubernatorial election on grounds that the law ...[read more]

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