2011 Minnesota Law Review Symposium

Citizens United: Democracy Realized—or Defeated?

Friday, October 21, 2011

Leading academics, political scientists, and practicing attorneys from across the country gathered at the Law School on Oct. 21, 2011 to discuss the Supreme Court’s landmark campaign-finance decision, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

 

This activity was approved by the State Bar of Minnesota for 5.5 hours of standard CLE credits.

 

2011 Panelists

James Bopp, Jr.

Bopp, Coleson, & Bostrom


Richard Briffault

Columbia Law School


Guy-Uriel Charles

Duke University School of Law


Kenneth Goldstein

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Cleta Mitchell

Foley and Lardner


Spencer Overton

The George Washington University Law School


Mike Wittenwyler

Godfrey & Kahn


Video Recordings


Video recordings of these dynamic panels are now available for viewers to access:

 

Panel 1 – Citizens United: Right or Wrong? (part 1) (part 2)

 

Panel 2 – Don’t Look Now! Citizens United: An Empirical Analysis

 

Panel 3 – After Citizens United is Campaign Finance Reform a Phoenix—or the Titanic?

 

Forthcoming Articles in Volume 96, Issue 5


Super PACs, by Richard Briffault

 

Lessons Learned: Political Advertising and Political Law, by Kenneth Goldstein, David A. Schweidel, and Mike B. Wittenwyler

 

Donor Disclosure: Undermining the First Amendment, by Cleta Mitchell

 

Matching Political Contributions, by Spencer Overton

 

Questions?


Please contact Margaret Wade, Symposium Articles Editor, with any questions or concerns.

 

Email: wadex100@umn.edu

 

Phone: 612-625-9330

 

Fax: 612-624-5400

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