Lifting the Lid On Campaign Spending

Lewin, Nathan
February 1976
New Republic;2/14/76, Vol. 174 Issue 7, p11
Focuses on the Federal Election Campaign Act, signed into law by U.S. President Gerald R. Ford containing a unique invitation to the federal judiciary to poke and probe among its various clauses and issue running judicial diagnoses of whatever constitutional ills might be discovered. Usual process of constitutional adjudication sheathes a duly enacted law in a presumption of constitutionality; Inclusion of the provision into the law authorizing any individual eligible to vote in any election for the Office of President of the U.S.


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