TITLE

Politicians in black robes

AUTHOR(S)
Stanfel, Rebecca
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
High Country News;2/6/2012, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the controversy surrounding the elections of state judges in Montana. It refers to Montana's history of corruption during the era of the Copper Kings Mining Corp. that justifies the state exemption in campaign finance laws. It cites the Montana Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case which held that corporations have a First Amendment right to give unlimited amounts for campaign funds.
ACCESSION #
71703237

 

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