Citizens United v Federal Election Commission was a landmark decision by the United States Supreme Court holding that corporate funding of independent political broadcasts in candidate elections cannot be limited under the First Amendment.
In this panel discussion, Jeff Clements, Wendy Kaminer and Doug Rubin will discuss the legal issues concerning, and political impacts of, the Citizens United decision both during the most recent election cycle and as they see them in the years to come.
Jeff Clements is the author of the American Constitution Society Issue Brief, Beyond Citizens United v. FEC: Re-Examining Corporate Rights. Wendy Kaminer is a lawyer, social critic and author, and Doug Rubin is a senior campaign strategist and former chief of staff for Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick.
Joe Steinfield is a firm partner who has represented clients in a wide variety of cases, including complex business disputes, First Amendment litigation, construction cases, fraud cases, intellectual property disputes, wrongful death cases, section 1983 civil rights claims, and commercial disputes of all types. Many of his appellate cases have established important precedents under both state and federal law.
When: Monday, November 22, 6 PM
Where: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo P.C.
One Financial Center, 38th Floor