Today, as I predicted six months ago, the Supreme Court summarily reversed the Montana Supreme Court’s attempt to nullify the controversial 2010 decision of Citizens United v. FEC. The Montana Supreme Court had essentially ruled that Citizens United is a decision based on facts rather than law—that is, that Montana’s situation of corporate corruption in elections [..
In December 2011 the Montana Supreme Court voted to upheld the state’s 99-year-old ban on corporate spending in political campaigns. Writing in dissent, Montana Justice James C. Nelson chastised his colleagues for blatantly ignoring... Read Post
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