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Update on Citizens United v. FEC: Campaign Finance Reform and Free Speech

By |2019-03-15T17:03:11-04:00September 9th, 2009|Blog|

Earlier this year, we covered Citizens United v. FEC, a Supreme Court case on the constitutionality of federal election laws.  As we explained in April, “the Court, among other things, needs to determine whether Hillary: The Movie, a 90 minute documentary about Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign with a decidedly conservative bias, is considered an “electioneering communication,” or a political editorial [...]

Hillary: The Movie: Political commentary or just a really long political ad?

By |2019-03-13T15:12:40-04:00April 1st, 2009|Blog|

Last week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the matter of Citizens United v. The Federal Election Commission, Case no. 08-205. This is an interesting case in that the Court, among other things, needs to determine whether Hillary: The Movie, a 90 minute documentary about Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign with a decidedly conservative bias, is considered an “electioneering communication,” [...]