Political Law Briefing - April 2014

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In this issue:

- Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap on Total Individual Contributions, Aftershocks Likely to Have Bigger Impact than Ruling Itself

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- Excerpt from Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap on Total Individual Contributions, Aftershocks Likely to Have Bigger Impact than Ruling Itself:

The Supreme Court this week struck down the limit on the total amount an individual may contribute to federal candidates, PACs, and political parties in a two-year election cycle. The 5-4 ruling is unlikely to have a major impact on political giving this year, but casts serious doubt on the constitutionality of similar state contribution schemes and paves the way for further challenges to federal campaign finance laws.

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Topics:  Aggregation Rules, FEC, McCutcheon v. FEC, Political Contributions, SCOTUS

Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Finance & Banking Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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