Stopping the Piggy Bank Donors
- Loony Laws. Downey, Charles // Boys' Life;Mar2000, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p24
Presents laws in the United States aimed at children.
- The Secret Refund Booth. Ackerman, Bruce; Ayres, Ian // University of Chicago Law Review;Fall2006, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p1107
The article recommends the enforcement into law of the so called, the secret refund booth, as a strategy in mandatory publicity of contributions and refunds of individuals to campaign funds of political candidates in the U.S. The secret refund booth allows the Federal Election Commission to...
- Supporters Rally in Charleston for Passage of Autism Insurance Bill. Burdette, Whitney // State Journal (WV);2/17/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p13
The article reports on the participation of parents of children with autism in a rally with lawmakers in Charleston, West Virginia on February 13, 2012 to support the passage of the House Bill 4260 and Senate Bill 401 to clarify language in the House Bill 2693 for autism insurance coverage.
- Childhood has gone completely out of fashion. Odone, Cristina // New Statesman;11/20/2000, Vol. 129 Issue 4513, p26
Presents an observation on the decline in the observance of childhood life by teenagers. European laws on children; Criticism of the plan of Great Britain to bring down the age of consent for sexual activity; Discussion on the nature of childhood; Views of women on childhood.
- The "Overlooked Hermaphrodite" of Campaign Finance: Candidate-Controlled Ballot Measure Committees in California Politics. Dempsey, Hank // California Law Review;Feb2007, Vol. 95 Issue 1, p123
Campaign finance jurisprudence is currently in a bit of an odd spot: a candidate for public office is heavily restricted in the amount of contributions he or she may receive for an election campaign, but the same candidate is able to solicit and accept unlimited sums of money for a ballot...
- If campaign finance reform is the beginning, what is the end? Kallick, David Dyssegaard // Social Policy;Fall95, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p2
This article addresses several proposals for campaign finance reform in the U.S. as of September 1995. Stories of campaign finance abuses have become so common that the numbed public no longer considers them scandals. The author notes that the extent of public skepticism, takes two things clear:...
- Involve low-income communities. Hurd, Maude // Social Policy;Fall95, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p17
This article offers views on how to make campaign finance reform in the U.S. a reality as of 1995. The author relates that members of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) have stood in the halls of power and seen the preferential treatment given to the hired guns of...
- Maximizing Participation Through Campaign Finance Regulation: A Cap and Trade Mechanism for Political Money. Rinner, William J. // Yale Law Journal;Mar2010, Vol. 119 Issue 5, p1060
This Note attempts to reroute a burgeoning area of campaign finance scholarship and reform. Though many previous proposals have enshrined liberty or equality as the sole animating value to pursue through doctrinal and political means, few have considered the impact of campaign finance regulation...
- How To Stay on the Right Side of Campaign Finance Law. Torchinsky, Jason // Politics (Campaigns & Elections);Apr2008, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p39
The article offers guidelines for U.S. political consultants and candidates on managing campaign funds. Federal, state and local jurisdictions all have different campaign finance rules, and consultants must know the parameter that applies to their race. Foreign nationals are prohibited by...