Listen to the Oral Argument Before the En Banc Eighth Circuit in the Swanson Case

Here.  A number of judges gave the Minnesota state lawyer a very tough time about the disclosure rules in Minnesota.  But the judges seemed uninterested in striking down Minnesota’s ban on corporate contributions directly to candidates.  One judge, referring to the Supreme Court’s decision in FEC v. Beaumont suggested that this case resolved the issue: “I think you are probably arguing uphill, to get this Court to overrule the Supreme Court.”


Comments are closed.