Harvard Law and Policy Review, Vol. 5, p. 163, 2011
26 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2011 Last revised: 21 Nov 2011
Date Written: March 30, 2011
This paper looks at how the early rhetoric around the First Amendment enabled later development of corporate political speech rights.
Keywords: Elections, Corruption, First Amendment
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Teachout, Zephyr, The Historical Roots of Citizens United v. FEC: How Anarchists and Academics Accidentally Created Corporate Speech Rights (March 30, 2011). Harvard Law and Policy Review, Vol. 5, p. 163, 2011; Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1769128. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1769128