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Overview

Supreme Court
FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life (06-969) and McCain v. Wisconsin Right to Life (06-970) (consolidated cases)
McConnell v. Federal Election Commission, No. 02-1674 (2003)
Federal Election Commission v. Beaumont, No. 02-403 (2003)
Nixon v. Shrink Missouri Government PAC, 528 U.S. 377 (2000)
Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee v. FEC, 518 U.S. 604 (1996)
Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 494 U.S. 652 (1990)
FEC v. Massachusetts Citizens for Life, 475 U.S. 1063 (1986)
FEC v. National Conservative Political Action Committee, 470 U.S. 480 (1985)
California Medical Association v. FEC, 435 U.S. 182 (1981)
Citizens Against Rent Control v. Berkeley, 454 U.S. 290 (1981)
First National Bank of Boston v. Bellotti, 435 U.S. 765 (1978)
Buckley v. Valeo, 424 US 1 (1976)

Other
Shays v. Federal Election Commission

Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002

Issacharoff, Samuel, and Karlan, Pamela, “The Hydraulics of Campaign Finance Reform,” Texas Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 6 (June 1999)

Mauro, Tony, “Money Talks: Campaign Finance Reform and the First Amendment,” a First Amendment Center “First Report”

Troy, Daniel, “McCain-Feingold and the First Amendment,” Media Institute Legal Analysis, May 6, 2001

Rosenkranz, E. Joshua, Buckley Stops Here: Loosening the Judicial Stranglehold on Campaign Finance Reform. New York: Century Foundation, 1998

Rosenkranz, E. Joshua, ed., If Buckley Fell: A First Amendment Blueprint for Regulating Money in Politics. New York: Century Foundation, 1999

   
 

Online campaign ads

Supreme Court

McConnell v. Federal Election Commission.

Other

Shays v. Federal Election Commission, 337 F. Supp. 2d 28 (D.D.C. 2004), aff’d, 414 F.3d 76 (D.C.Cir. 2005)

Federal Election Commission regulations governing various types of Internet communication

Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act

10-state analysis of campaign-ad disclosure laws, by Scott Felsenthal

   
 

Judicial campaign speech

Supreme Court

Republican Party of Minnesota v. White. 356 U.S. 765 (2002)

Other

Spargo v. N.Y. Comm. on Judicial Conduct, 351 F. 3d 65 (2nd Cir. 2003) cert. denied 124 S. Ct. 2812 (June 2004)
Weaver v. Bonner 309 F.3d 1312 (11th Cir. 2002)

O’Neill v. Coughlan, Case No. 1:04CV1612
Spargo v. N.Y. State Commission on Judicial Conduct. 244 F. Supp. 2d 72 (N.D.N.Y. 2003)
In re Patricia Kinsey, 842 So. 2d 77 (Florida 2003), cert. denied 124 S. Ct. 180 (U.S. 2003)
In re Raab, 793 N.E. 2d 1287 (NY 2003)
In re Watson. 794 N.E. 2d 1 (N.Y. 2003)
In re Dunleavy 838 A.2d 338 (Me. 2003) cert. denied 124 S.Ct. 1722 (2004)
Smith v. Philips, No. A-02 CV 111 (W.D. Tex. Aug. 6, 2002)
 
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