Back in April, this blog boldly predicted that the United States Supreme Court would exert little effort in dismissing the State of Montana’s effort to convince us that the Court’s holding in Citizens United v. FEC, and the First Amendment analysis that supported it, did not apply in Big Sky Country.
The United States Supreme Court has recently announced that it might be revisiting its uber-controversial opinion Citizens United v. FEC. The ruling at issue was in the form of a little-noticed order entered by the Court staying a Montana Supreme Court opinion declining to enforce Citizens United. Nothing controversial there.
By Stefan Passantino & Ben Keane It has been almost exactly 19 months since the Supreme Court handed down its controversial decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, but the plot continues to thicken as those favoring mandatory corporate disclosure of political activities look for a non-judicial fix to the ruling. To date,… Continue Reading