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2nd Circ. Kills Contribution Caps For Lhota-Aligned PAC

Law360, Los Angeles (October 24, 2013, 9:59 PM EDT) -- A political action committee supporting New York City Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota can receive unlimited contributions from individuals, the Second Circuit ruled Thursday, citing the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Committee decision blocking enforcement of the state’s campaign finance law.

Circuit Judge Dennis Jacobs, writing for a unanimous panel, overturned a district court’s denial of an injunction blocking the state law, holding that New York Progress and Protection PAC had a substantial likelihood of success on the merits in its suit seeking...
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Case Information

Case Title

New York Progress and Protecti v. Walsh

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

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Date Filed

October 17, 2013

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