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Citizens United and the Illusion of Coherence

@article{Hasen2010CitizensUA,
  title={Citizens United and the Illusion of Coherence},
  author={Richard L. Hasen},
  journal={Michigan Law Review},
  year={2010},
  volume={109},
  pages={581-623}
}
The self-congratulatory tone of the majority and concurring opinions in last term’s controversial Supreme Court blockbuster, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, extended beyond the trumpeting of an absolutist vision of the First Amendment that allows corporations to spend unlimited sums independently to support or oppose candidates for office. The triumphalism extended to the majority’s view that it had imposed coherence on the unwieldy body of campaign finance jurisprudence by… Expand
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