News & Opinions

 

  •  What McCain-Feingold Really Means: The Campaign Finance Reform Bill is in Effect — At Least Until the Supreme Court Renders its Judgment.
    Business Week (June 4, 2003)
  • A Candidate Turns New Money Rules to His Advantage
    By Richard A. Oppel, Jr., New York Times (June 3, 2003)
  • Campaign-Finance Reform, Ad Nauseum
    By Rob Witwer, Denver Post (May 28, 2003)
  • Attack-ad ban makes strange bedfellows
    By Lyle Denniston, Boston Globe (May 13, 2003)
  • NRA Asks Rehnquist to Allow Ads
    By Charles Lane, Washington Post (May 13, 2003)
  • Three Judges, Four Opinions, 1,638 Pages, And One Good Idea
    By Stuart Taylor Jr., National Journal (May 12, 2003)
  • Election Law’s Sponsors Seek Stay on All of Ruling
    By RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr., New York Times (May 9, 2003)
  • The D.C. District Court’s Recent Campaign Finance Opinions: The Fourteen-Pound Tome Underscores the Policy, As Well as Legal, Problems with the Act
    By Marci Hamilton, Findlaw (May 8, 2003)
  • 1,600 Pages of Confusion
    By George F. Will, Washington Post (May 8, 2003)
  • Soft money ban survives, barely
    San Francisco Chronicle (May 7, 2003)
  • An Absence of Judicial Restraint? Unusually Angry Bickering Marks Decision on Campaign Finance Law
    By Neely Tucker, Washington Post (May 7, 2003)
  • Judges Struggle on Campaign Finance: Lower Court Delays Imperil Plan for Supreme Court Ruling by 2004 Elections
    By Neely Tucker, Washington Post (April 4, 2003)
  • Free Speech and Campaign Reform Don’t Conflict
    By Seth P. Waxman, New York Times (July 10, 2002)
  • Election Panel Rebuffs an Effort to Weaken Curb on ‘Issue Ads’
    By Richard J. Oppel, Jr., New York Times (June 20, 2002)
  • Newly Compiled List of Plaintiffs from Consolidated Lawsuits
    From the Campaign and Media Legal Center (May 15, 2002)
  • ‘Reform’ Derailed
    By David S. Broder, Washington Post, p.A29 (April 24, 2002)
  • Fatal Flaws in the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002
    By James Bopp Jr. and Richard E. Coleson, BNA’s Daily Report for Executives (April 22, 2002)
  • New Law Follows Supreme Court Rulings
    By Trevor Potter, BNA’s Daily Report Report for Executives (April 22, 2002)
  • Labor Federation Files Lawsuit
    By Leigh Strope, Associated Press (April 22, 2002)
  • Arguments before the court: Why the Legal Challenge to Overturn Campaign-Finance Reform Law Will Not Succeed
    By Tom Campbell, San Francisco Chronicle (April 10, 2002)
  • Plaintiffs Join Campaign Finance Suit
    By Jim Abrams, Associated Press (April 10, 2002)
  • Breaking Constitutional Faith: President Bush And Campaign Finance Reform
    By Akhil Reed Amar and Vikram David Amar, Findlaw (April 5, 2002)
  • Christians, Teens Join Finance Fight
    By Jim Abrams, Associated Press (April 5, 2002)
  • Lawmakers File Finance Reform Papers
    By Jim Abrams, Associated Press (April 2, 2002)
  • Let the Next Fight Begin: Campaign Finance Reform Goes To Court
    By John W. Dean, Findlaw (March 29, 2002)
  • President Signs Campaign Bill, and Opponents Challenge It
    By David Stout, New York Times (March 27, 2002)
  • Bush Signs Reform Law; Multiple Lawsuits Filed
    By Mike Allen, Washington Post (March 27, 2002)
  • Coming Next, Landmark Ruling in Campaign Money Fight
    By Neil A. Lewis, New York Times (March 23, 2002)
  • Campaign Finance Battle Heading to Court
    By Alison Mitchell, New York Times (March 22, 2002)
  • Starr Will Help Fight Finance Reform
    By Nick Anderson, L.A. Times (March 22, 2002)
  • Starr Gets in Campaign Finance Fold
    By Jim Abrams, Associated Press (March 21, 2002)
  • Campaign Finance Bill Wins Final Approval in Congress
    By Alison Mitchell, New York Times (March 21, 2002)
  • Senate Passes Historic Overhaul of Campaign Finance Rules
    By Helen Dewar, Washington Post (March 20, 2002)
  • Dollars and Sense of Reform
    By Tom Campbell, San Francisco Chronicle (February 25, 2002)
  • Sleazy Ads? Or Flawed Rules?
    By Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York Times (March 8, 2000).
  • Paying Up Is Speaking Up
    By Kathleen M. Sullivan, New York Times (October 24, 1999).