Lobbying Disclosure Law A 'Vital' Interest: DC Circ.

Law360, New York (September 8, 2009, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday blasted the National Association of Manufacturers' bid to overturn a 2007 law aimed at mandating increased disclosure by trade groups of members who donate to lobbying activities, saying the law represents a “vital national interest.”

In a unanimous opinion a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the policy directives of the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 do not violate the First Amendment and would not have a...
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