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Mccomish v Bennett

Arizona Free Enterprise V. Bennett Explained

Jessica Levinson | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics
Jessica Levinson

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.

Dan Froomkin

Supreme Court Strikes Down Arizona Law But Leaves Public Financing Intact | Dan Froomkin | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court struck down a controversial Arizona public financing measure on Monday by its usual 5-4 margin -- but it resisted the ...

Pulling the Trigger: U.S. Supreme Court Threatens Campaign Finance Reform in NYC

Morgan Pehme | Posted 08.24.2011 | New York
Morgan Pehme

New York City's campaign finance system, often lauded as the best in the nation, is under attack. The United States Supreme Court may be about to severely curtail the role of public financing in elections.

The Arizona "Unclean for Gene" Elections Act

Trevor Burrus | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Trevor Burrus

Giving the government the ability to control speakers in elections is dangerous. The Supreme Court should, and likely will, strike down Arizona's pernicious "clean elections" law.

Amanda Terkel

Supreme Court Takes Aim, Yet Again, At Campaign Finance Laws | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court agreed to hear a free speech challenge to Arizona's Clean Elections Law on Monday, a case that campaign finance reform...