North Carolina Right to Life v. Leake: Amici brief filed with the Court of Appeals by the Campaign Legal Center, Democracy 21 and the National Voting Rights Institute in support of appellants (Leake) (July 2004).Jul 1, 2004
- Aug 22, 2007
In August 2005, a constitutional challenge was filed against various provisions of North Carolina’s public financing system for judicial elections. In May 2008, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld all challenged provisions of North Carolina’s judicial election public financing program...
The Real Truth About Obama (RTAO) v. FEC: Fourth Circuit's order denying plaintiff-appellant’s request for rehearing en bancAug 6, 2010
Fourth Circuit's order denying Plaintiff-Appellant’s request for rehearing en banc.
U.S. v. Danielczyk: Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Amici Brief of CLC & Democracy 21 in Support of U.S. and Urging ReversalOct 26, 2011
Amicus brief filed by the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 in support of Appellant and urging reversal. Amici argue that the district court decision represents an indefensible judicial overreach, lacks any basis in law, and will endanger the integrity of federal elections. Also, that the Court should accordingly reverse.
The Real Truth About Obama (RTAO) v. FEC: Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Amicus Brief of CLC in Support of the FECOct 27, 2011
Amicus brief filed by the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 in support of Defendants-Appellees and urging affirmance. For the reasons expounded upon within the document, amici argue that RTAO’s challenge has no merit and the district court’s decision should be affirmed.
The Real Truth About Obama (RTAO) v. FEC: Fourth Circuit's decision affirming the summary judgment in favor of the defendant-appelleesJun 12, 2012
Fourth Circuit's decision affirming the summary judgment in favor of the defendant-appellees, FEC.
- Jun 28, 2012
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The Government appeals the district court’s grant of William P. Danielczyk, Jr. and Eugene R. Biagi’s (the "Appellees") motion to dismiss count four and paragraph 10(b) of the indictment, alleging that they conspired to and did facilitate direct contributions to Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign in violation of 2 U.S.C. § 441b(a) of the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 ("FECA"), and 18 U.S.C. § 2.1 The district court reasoned that in light of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 130 S. Ct. 876 (2010), § 441b(a) is unconstitutional as applied to the Appellees. The Courts disagrees for the following reasons in the document and thus reverses the district court’s grant of the motion to dismiss count four and paragraph 10(b) of the indictment.
- Jan 7, 2013
In July 2008, The Real Truth About Obama filed suit to enjoin four FEC regulations governing when independent groups must register as federal political committees and comply with the applicable federal restrictions and disclosure requirements...