TITLE

LET THE PEOPLE SPEAK: THE CASE FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REMOVE CORPORATE SPEECH FROM THE AMBIT OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT

AUTHOR(S)
Weissman, Robert
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Temple Law Review;Summer2011, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p979
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court decision Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) which dealt with campaign finance. Information is provided on how the decision gave corporations First Amendment protections and allowed corporations to make unlimited amounts of donations to political campaigns to influence elections. The author discusses a constitutional amendment to remove corporate speech rights from the First Amendment.
ACCESSION #
69710605

 

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