Richard Briffault appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
It has been illegal for corporations to donate directly to a political campaign since 1907, when Teddy Roosevelt pushed for that era’s big campaign finance overhaul. And even in the last forty years we’ve seen one new version of this reform attempted after another, as politicians have found ways to circumvent the old laws.
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, ...