hillary clinton

Consequences of the Google China conflict: Hillary Clinton for an open Internet

By |2019-03-14T17:36:41-04:00January 26th, 2010|Blog|

In an impassioned speech at the Newseum in Washington on January 21, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attacked countries who limit the free circulation of peaceful dissent and religious ideas on the Internet and those who use the Internet for the "darker purposes" of promoting violence and making sexual advances on minors. She also spoke about the increasing concern over [...]

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,” [...]