Citizens United v. Fed. Elections Commission: Oral Arguments

SCOTUS Blog carries this description of today’s argument in Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission and the apparent reactions of each of the justices.

Issue: Whether federal campaign finance laws apply to a critical film about Senator Hillary Clinton intended to be shown in theaters and on-demand to cable subscribers. After hearing argument, the Court ordered re-argument, to focus on the constitutionality of limiting corporations’ independent spending during campaigns for the Presidency and Congress.

Briefs, Filings, and more information here. More documents available at the James Madison Center – see case link in the left hand navigation bar.

This post may be updated.