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Richard Briffault

Columbia University

Richard Briffault is a law professor at Columbia University.

Richard Briffault appears in the following:

Anonymous Donations Made Easy Through Non-Profits

Monday, July 09, 2012

Despite the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling, a new report from The New York Times reveals that corporations aren’t putting very much money into super PACs. Instead, they're increasingly channeling their money through tax-exempt non-profits so their donations can remain anonymous.

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Backstory: The Corporation as a "Person"

Thursday, February 04, 2010

The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the case Citizen’s United v. Federal Election Commission has been criticized as granting corporations the same freedom of speech as human beings. We’ll explore the history of this idea with Doug Kendal of the Constitutional Accountability Center. We’ll also be joined by Richard Briffault, ...

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Obama & campaign finance

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has done what no other presidential candidate has done before him: raise $600 million. Last night's 30-minute prime-time television commercial could have implications for future campaign finance reform.

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