Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - Podcast
Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group
April 28, 2010Richard L. Hasen, Steve Simpson, Eugene Volokh
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Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission - MP3
Running Time: 00:50:43
On January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court announced its decision in Citizens United v. FEC. The Court struck down as inconsistent with the First Amendment a provision of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act regarding independent expenditures by corporations that the FEC had said would forbid the airing of advertisements about a documentary about Hillary Clinton that Citizens United sought to air during the 2008 primary season. This podcast will discuss the decision.
- Prof. Richard L. Hasen, Loyola Law School
- Mr. Steve Simpson, Senior Attorney, Institute for Justice
- Moderator: Prof. Eugene Volokh, University of California Los Angeles School of Law