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Supreme Court Upholds Campaign Finance Disclosure Law

Alexandria, VA – The Supreme Court today affirmed without comment a ruling in the case Independence Institute v. Federal Election Commission, upholding the constitutionality of a campaign finance disclosure law. The Court’s order reflects agreement with the lower court’s result, but not necessarily its reasoning. Under the law challenged in the case, government reporting obligations are […]

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Opinion: James v. FEC: District Court Judgment

ORDER AND JUDGMENT Upon consideration of the parties’ joint status report and stipulation for entry of judgment, the Court HEREBY DECLARES that: The biennial aggregate limit on an individual’s contributions to candidates and the authorized committees of federal candidates at 2 U.S.C. § 441a(a)(3)(A) is unconstitutional. /s/ Janice Rogers Brown JANICE ROGERS BROWN United States […]

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McCutcheon v. FEC: Opinion of the United States Supreme Court

Read full opinion at this link. MCCUTCHEON ET AL. v. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA No. 12–536. Argued October 8, 2013—Decided April 2, 2014 The right to participate in democracy through political contributions is protected by the First Amendment, but that right is not absolute. […]

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Amicus Brief: Worley v. Florida Secretary of State

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Abridged Corsi v. Ohio Elections Commission Petition for Writ of Certiorari

You can access an abridged version of the petition here. The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) petitioned the US Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari in Corsi v. Ohio Elections Commission (link to full version). The petition challenges a recent decision by the Ohio Court of Appeals that upheld the Ohio Elections Commission’s (OEC) interpretation of the major […]

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Amicus Brief: Ring v. United States

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LNC v. FEC District Court Alter or Amend Opinion

The Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) has moved pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 59(e) to alter or amend this Court’s Order certifying one question to the en banc United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. The FEC claims this Court committed clear error, and advances three arguments. Finding that none […]

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Corsi v. Ohio Elections Commission Petition for Writ of Certiorari

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) petitioned the US Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari in Corsi v. Ohio Elections Commission. The petition challenges a recent decision by the Ohio Court of Appeals that upheld the Ohio Elections Commission’s (OEC) interpretation of the major purpose requirement in determining whether or not a group must […]

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Emineth – Order of Dismissal

Judge Daniel L. Hovland of the US District Court for the District of North Dakota awarded the Center for Competitive Politics attorneys fees and costs in the final chapter of the Emineth v. Jaeger lawsuit. Last October, Judge Hovland issued an injunction barring enforcement of North Dakota’s prohibition against campaigning on election day. After he […]

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Plaintiff Libertarian National Committee's Opposition to Defendant's Motion to Alter or Amend

Plaintiff Libertarian National Committee’s Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Alter or Amend This case is roughly two years old, and has occupied a great deal of both the Parties’ and this Court’s time and attention. The legal question has always been whether Plaintiff’s challenge is frivolous or insubstantial. This Court found that, as regards the […]

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