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Entries by Lawrence Lessig from 01/2010

Institutional Integrity: Citizens United and the Path to a Better Democracy

| Posted 01.22.2010 | Politics

Whatever one believes about this Supreme Court decision, there's one thing no credible commentator could assert: That money bought this result.

The Principled and Pure Court? A Reply to Glenn Greenwald

| Posted 01.27.2010 | Politics

The story of the First Amendment in the Supreme Court's hands is not quite as pretty as Salon Glenn Greenwald would tell it.

Why I'm Calling for a Constitutional Amendment

| Posted 01.27.2010 | Politics

The vast majority of Americans do not believe that their government is "dependent upon the People." The vast majority believes the government is dependent upon money. This has to change.

Two Questions About the Path to a Constitutional Amendment

| Posted 01.28.2010 | Politics

I've begun working with others on an amendment that gives Congress the power to restore its independence from special interest funding. Once it's drafted, how would such an amendment get enacted?