In a recent and rare interview, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed her continued criticism of the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizen United ruling.
The following essay, a part of SCOTUS Blog’s online symposium on the McCutcheon v. FEC case, was written by Professor Tamara Piety. Tamara is a member of our new Legal Advisory Committee.
The essay reads:
MONEY IN POLITICS, CORPORATE POWER, & AMERICAN DEMOCRACY: THE CALL FOR A 28TH AMENDMENT TO THE U.S. CONSTITUTION
A DEBATE BETWEEN JOHN BONIFAZ & REPRESENTATIVE JOHN HUNT
NH STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHN HUNT AND JOHN BONIFAZ, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF FREE SPEECH FOR PEOPLE, DEBATE CITIZENS UNITED V. FEC, MONEY IN POLITICS, & THE MOVEMENT FOR A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO RECLAIM OUR DEMOCRACY.
Reader Supported News asks exactly this question in their new piece entitled, "Love, Corporate Style." Corporations spend big money on getting consumers to engage and interact with their corporate "friends" through social media and other means. But what are these corporations missing in their tweets and facebook posts?
From the article: