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The Year of the Super PAC

Michael S. Kang, The Year of the Super PAC, 81 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1902 (2013). Abstract:  2012 was the year of the Super PAC. In the first presidential election cycle since their development, Super PACs raised almost one billion dollars and … Continue reading

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Severability & Electoral Silver Linings after Shelby, Citizens United, and Bennett

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Severability & Electoral Silver Linings after Shelby, Citizens United, and Bennett, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-11 (2013) available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2322180. Abstract:  This short essay addresses severability in recent U.S. Supreme Court cases about election law: Shelby County … Continue reading

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The SEC and Dark Political Money: An Historical Argument for Requiring Disclosure

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, The SEC and Dark Political Money: An Historical Argument for Requiring Disclosure, Stetson University College of Law Research Paper No. 2013-16 (2013), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2282576. Abstract:  In traveling across the country to talk about the impact of the Supreme Court’s … Continue reading

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Campaign Disclosure in Direct Democracy

Michael S. Kang, Campaign Disclosure in Direct Democracy, 97 Minn. L. Rev. 1700 (2013). Abstract:  Not long ago, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor declared disclosure the “‘cornerstone’ to effective campaign finance reform,” but campaign disclosure laws now are under legal and … Continue reading

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Taking Opt-In Rights Seriously: What Knox v. SEIU Could Mean for Post-Citizens United Shareholder Rights

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Taking Opt-In Rights Seriously: What Knox v. SEIU Could Mean for Post-Citizens United Shareholder Rights, 74 Mont. L. Rev. 101 (2013). Abstract:  This article will explore the implications of the Supreme Court’s disparate treatment of similarly-situated, politically active corporations … Continue reading

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Corruption Temptation

Guy-Uriel E. Charles, Corruption Temptation (2013) (forthcoming Cal. L. Rev.), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2272189. Abstract:  This Commentary, forthcoming in the California Law Review, is a response to Larry Lessig’s Jorde Lecture, forthcoming in the same journal. I suggest that corruption is not the proper conceptual … Continue reading

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The Partisan Foundations of Judicial Campaign Finance

Michael S. Kang & Joanna Shepherd, The Partisan Foundations of Judicial Campaign Finance (2013) (forthcoming Southern California Law Review), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2129583. Abstract:  In this comprehensive empirical analysis of judicial campaign finance, we find a predictive relationship between contributions to judges and judicial decisions … Continue reading

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