“Hillary Clinton’s Bad Campaign Finance Ideas; She’s right that money in politics is a problem. But suggesting a constitutional amendment is foolish.”

I have written this piece for Slate.  It begins: People are deservedly angry about the unprecedented flow of money into our elections. On Wednesday a postal worker literally risked his life to land a gyrocopter near the U.S. Capitol to protest … Continue reading

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“E&E Legal Releases a Sierra Club Unearthed Report on Green Groups Record-Breaking Spending on the 2014 Elections; Precious Resources Used to Buy Campaign Ads Instead of Helping the Local Environment”

Press release: Today, the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), a 501 (c) (3) watchdog group, released an investigatory report analyzing the money green groups spent on the 2014 elections. The report was released through E&E Legal’s recently launched … Continue reading

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Bainbridge: “Corporate Social Responsibility in the Night-Watchman State”

New Steve Bainbridge in the Columbia Law Review Sidebar: In a recent article,[5] Strine and his coauthor Nicholas Walter argue that the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United v. FEC [6]deci­sion poses a significant challenge for “conservative corporate law theory.”[7] They argue that … Continue reading

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