October 23, 2012

Wednesday, September 9

Briefs: September Cases 2009 - 2010 Term

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, No. 08-205, was argued on March 24, 2009. On June 29, the Supreme Court set the case for reargument on September 9 and ordered supplemental briefing on the following question:

For the proper disposition of this case, should the Court overrule either or both Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, 494 U.S. 652 (1990), and the part of McConnell v. Federal Election Comm'n, 540 U.S. 93 (2003), which addresses the facial validity of Section 203 of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, 2 U.S.C. § 441b?

Please find the original briefs and the briefs for the supplemental question below.

Wednesday, September 9

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Docket No. 08-205

Merit briefs

Amicus briefs