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Supreme Court Strikes Down Limit On Overall Campaign Contributions

Supreme Court Strikes Down Limit On Overall Campaign Contributions

The Supreme Court ruled today that federal limits on overall campaign giving are unconstitutional. They didn’t address the issue of individual campaign contributions – for instance, you can still give only $2,600 to any single federal candidate during the general election period  – but caps on giving to multiple candidates are no more. The Supreme

Supreme Court Vacates Lower Courts Ruling Upholding Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court’s decision today on an affirmative action case out of Texas doesn’t change much. The lower courts had granted the university summary judgment, but the Supreme Court today vacated the lower court decision ruling that the court did not apply a strict enough standard to the case which is now remanded back to

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