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McCutcheon v. FEC paves way for new challenges to campaign finance laws nationwide

USA - May 20 2014 In one of the most highly publicized decisions of this Term, the Supreme Court in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission invalidated all aggregate…

Samuel B. Gedge

Supreme Court strikes down federal aggregate contribution limits

USA - April 2 2014 The Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission this morning, striking down the federal aggregate…

Caleb P. Burns, Thomas W. Kirby, Carol A. Laham, D. Mark Renaud, Michael E. Toner

Small mobile ads pose huge dilemma for FEC (and advertisers)

USA - March 19 2014 For the third time in recent years, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) struggled to reach a consensus on what disclaimers are required for…

Eric Wang

Seventh Circuit tees up constitutionality of Indiana’s robocall law

USA - January 16 2014 Reversing a trial court decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in December 2013 ordered the lower court to squarely address…

Caleb P. Burns

Ethics corner: use of non-commercial aircraft by members of the house and Senate

USA - November 22 2013 The intersection of congressional ethics rules and Federal Election laws and regulations on the use of "non-commercial"—that is, corporate or…

Robert L. Walker