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Will SCOTUS Apply Its Ruling On Political Corruption To Itself?

Jamie Court | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Jamie Court

In light of the ruling in McDonnell v. United States, eroding conflict of interest laws and claiming violations of specific standards are necessary for proving abuse of public trust, shouldn't the Supreme Court set specific standards for itself?

Democratic Shame: The Supreme Court's View of Corruption Doesn't Ring True

Liz Kennedy | Posted 10.09.2011 | Politics
Liz Kennedy

The 2012 elections are expected to be the most expensive ever, and awash in the secret spending should our leaders fail to enact reforms.

Supreme Court about to Gut Campaign Finance Laws...and Democracy?

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Green

How did we get to the flashpoint where today's Supreme Court might ignore law and overrule long-standing precedent to allow corporations again to dominate our politics?