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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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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

The Supreme Court Just Struck Down State Limits On Corporate Campaign Donations

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 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


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