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Supremes Fight Montana Over Citizens United

The Supreme Court showed Friday it won't let states defy its ruling in the Citizens United case, which gave corporations a right to spend freely on election campaigns. The justices put on hold enforcement of a Montana election law. On Dec. 30, Montana's high court declared it was refusing to follow Citizens United as a binding precedent and instead affirmed Montana's 100-year-old anti-corruption law that forbids corporation political spending.
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The Supreme Court Just Struck Down State Limits On Corporate Campaign Donations

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down Montana's limits for corporations' spending on political campaigns. In a 5-4 decision on Monday, the court's conservative justices ruled that the Supreme Court's controversial 2010 decision in... Read Post

Montana Supreme Court Challenges Citizens United, Rules for State Corporate Contribution Limit

US Politics / Liberal : Firedoglake (3 years ago)

So this is interesting. The Montana Supreme Court basically threw down a challenge to the US Supreme Court to revisit the Citizens United decision, by upholding a state law that mandates corporate contribution limits. Read Post

Five Montana Supreme Court justices vs. Citizens United

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (3 years ago)

Justices of the Montana Supreme Court The Montana Supreme Court, let's be clear, did not quite overturn Citizens United last week. Its 5-2 decision did uphold a ban in Montana state races on corporations funding independent expendit... Read Post

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