Free Speech For People’s Legal Director, Ron Fein and Julius Kreeger Professor, Emeritus, University of Chicago Law School , Albert Alschuler joined the Burt Cohen show to discuss the SpeechNow.org v FEC ruling and its impact on today’s democracy. More
In August, two judges of the D.C. Circuit (over a strong dissent by Judge Srinivasan) issued an opinion holding that this corporate disclosure rule violates the freedom of speech of publicly traded corporations. With the full court’s denial of en banc rehearing, the D.C. Circuit leaves a dangerous precedent in place. More
Last week, our President and Co-Founder, John Bonifaz joined by video, a special conversation on corporate claims of constitutional rights at the West Valley Branch of the San Jose Public Library More
Are we nearing the beginning of the end for super PACs? These political money machines, designed to work around campaign contribution limits and inject unlimited political money into our political campaigns, are more powerful now than ever. More
We have some BIG news to report! Yesterday, was a really big deal for democracy in America. In states and cities from Maine to Seattle, citizens banded together to organize voters in their communities to pass initiatives that will reclaim … More
Free Speech For People and Loyola Law School invite you to attend a special symposium in Los Angeles entitled: “Corporations, the Constitution, and Democracy”. Click for more details and to RSVP. More
Harvard Law School professor and former White House regulatory director Cass Sunstein has written an important post about the ongoing “conflict minerals” case and its implications for democracy. Read analysis from our legal director, Ron Fein More
A recent National Review article, while purporting to pooh-pooh the influence of big money in politics, actually confirms the existence of a wealth primary.
Free Speech For People President and Co-founder, John Bonifaz joined State senator Floyd McKissick (D-Durham) and Chris Kromm, Executive Director of the Institute for Southern Studies, to discuss money in politics and civil rights with the Durham news show, Capital Tonight.
Free Speech For People seeks to hire counsel and an honors fellow for a new democracy program. More