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Entries by Jessica Levinson from 06/2011

Will Corporations Be Prohibited From Giving to Candidates After All?

| Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

In part, the Court has stated that direct contributions give rise to fears of actual or apparent corruption, while independent expenditures do not.

The Edwards Indictment Explained: What Did Johnny Do? (Allegedly)

| Posted 06.03.2011 | Politics

The fall from grace of former presidential and vice presidential candidate John Edwards, while not unprecedented, has been epic. Edwards has gone from the poster boy of the American Dream to the quintessential politician behaving badly.

Arizona Free Enterprise V. Bennett Explained

| Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

In a 5-4 ruling authored by Chief Justice Roberts, the Supreme Court told legislators on all levels of government that they do not have the power to design public campaign financing programs that best meet the needs of candidates in their jurisdictions.