That We Are Underlings: The Real Problems in Disciplining Political Spending and the First Amendment

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 30, p. 391 (2015)

Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-36

12 Pages Posted: 7 Aug 2015

Date Written: June 26, 2015

Abstract

In the area of money in politics, change at the doctrinal level will follow only from change at the political level. The current doctrine is coherent, intelligible, and profoundly misplaced. Shifting it will take a movement.

Keywords: campaign finance, First Amendment

Suggested Citation

Purdy, Jedediah S., That We Are Underlings: The Real Problems in Disciplining Political Spending and the First Amendment (June 26, 2015). Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 30, p. 391 (2015); Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2015-36. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2640286

Jedediah S. Purdy (Contact Author)

Columbia University - Law School ( email )

435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10025
United States

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