Contractors And Campaign Contributions: The Latest Case

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 2:02 PM EDT) -- Recently, we have been examining whether the old law prohibiting campaign contributions will be upheld post-Citizens United.[1] First, there was the decision of Wagner v. Federal Election Commission, in which the District Court for the District of Columbia denied a motion for a preliminary injunction and upheld the constitutionality of the ban on campaign contributions from federal government contractors.[2] Then, there was the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 25, 2012, ruling in American Tradition Partnership Inc. et al. v. Bullock,[3] which overturned a ruling by the Montana...
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