Warren, Brown, Sign Pact Banning Third-Party Ad Spending in MA-Sen

By: Monday January 23, 2012 2:21 pm

Antonin Scalia thinks that everyone should be blamed but him for the hash that the Citizens United decision, among other things, has made of the campaign finance system. Super PACs have raised more than $30 million just three races into the 2012 presidential race, according to the website opensecrets.org, run by The Center for Responsive [...]

On Citizens United Anniversary, Constitutional Amendment Movement Grows

By: Friday January 20, 2012 6:56 am

Today is the second anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. If you think it’s going well, ask your local Presidential candidate how he likes those SuperPAC ads. Several actions are taking place today. The “Occupy the Courts” movement will hold rallies in front of major courthouses, including the US Supreme Court (in New [...]

“Corporations Are Not People” in Ninth Circuit Ruling

By: Monday January 9, 2012 9:35 am

An en banc ruling in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals contends that corporations are actually not people, when the case in question considers an individual writing “death threats” to corporations. The case had to do with a man named Kurt Havelock, who planned but never carried out a shooting at the Super Bowl in [...]

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