Supreme Court Puts Mont. Campaign Spending Ruling On Ice

Law360, New York (February 17, 2012, 9:07 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday stayed a controversial ruling from Montana's high court finding a state law prohibiting political contributions to candidates by corporations was not struck down by the decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which removed restrictions on corporate political spending.

American Tradition Partnership Inc. — an advocacy group devoted to combating "environmental extremism" — had asked for the Montana court's ruling to be put on hold while it files a petition for a writ of certiorari. The Supreme Court has...
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