NY Campaign Law's Opponents Take Fight To High Court

Law360, New York (March 29, 2012, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Conservative groups have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a New York law limiting campaign contributions by city contractors and lobbyists, contending in a petition obtained Thursday by Law360 that the statute conflicts with the high court's Citizens United ruling.

The Second Circuit defied Supreme Court precedent when it ruled that New York's so-called pay-to-play restrictions do not restrict contractors' free speech or equal rights, according to the March 19 petition filed by New York conservative groups and individuals including New York City Council member...
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