January 05, 2011

CNN Guest: Citizens United Case Lets Corporations Make Contributions to Political Candidates

You'll hear the error around the two minute mark here. The graphic lists the case as Citizens United v. FCC. Oh boy. For the record, Citizens United v. FEC dealt only with corporate independent expenditures favoring or opposing candidates, and the Court did not touch the corporate ban on contributions directly to candidates.

(Video via SCOTUSBlog.)

Posted by Rick Hasen at January 5, 2011 07:42 AM