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“Putting Political Equality Before The Courts In Campaign Finance Cases”

Ron Fein: Why do we want to limit the influence of money in politics and what do we tell the courts? For 40 years, since the Supreme Court’s 1976 Buckley v. Valeodecision, the legal arguments for limiting big money in … Continue reading ?
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