hilary: the movie

Hillary: The Case

By |2019-03-14T17:36:37-04:00January 22nd, 2010|Blog|

“The law, in its majestic equality, forbids the rich, as well as the poor, to sleep under the bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal bread." Anatole France Even for true believers of the First Amendment, the decision in the latest campaign finance case, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, raises difficult issues. (For a press report on [...]

Fairness, not free-speech, at stake in Citizens United vs. FEC case?

By |2019-03-14T17:33:29-04:00September 11th, 2009|Blog|

On Wednesday, September 9th , the Supreme Court reheard arguments in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission (see our coverage of this case here and here).  The issues addressed in the rehearing were much broader than the question whether  Hillary: The Movie, a 90-minute documentary attacking Hilary Clinton, may be considered electioneering communication. As Marjorie Heins of [...]