Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Upcoming Term's Most Important Decision

Well, ok, the decision applying (or not) the 2nd Amendment to the States is important also but the case Citizens United is the one that is being re-argued before the Supreme Court's term properly starts in October. In non-legalese, what this means is that the Supreme Court is on the verge of over-ruling one if not two precedents concerning limitations on corporate expenditures on free speech. That blight on the Constitution known as McCain-Feingold may be removed. MC can only hope.

Click on the title of this post to read the NYTimes' remarkably even-handed article on this issue.

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