A Penny for Your Votes: Eliminating Corporate Contribution Bans and Promoting Disclosure After Citizens United

Author:Sarah G. Raaii
Position:J.D. Candidate, The University of Iowa College of Law, 2015; B.B.A./B.S., The University of Iowa, 2010
Pages:1357-1381
SUMMARY

In 2010, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission established that the First Amendment protects corporate political speech. Citizens United subjected the federal ban on corporate independent expenditures to strict scrutiny, ultimately holding the ban unconstitutional. This Note argues that courts should also apply strict scrutiny to federal and state bans on corporate contributions because... (see full summary)


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