American Tradition Partnership (ATP) v. Bullock: Respondents' brief in opposition to the petition for certiorari

May 18, 2012

Respondents' brief in opposition to the petition for certiorari. Brief attempts to answer question of whether the Montana Corrupt Practices Act, which requires natural persons associating as business corporations to contribute to and account for political campaign expenditures through a segregated fund of voluntary contributions, violates the First Amendment in light of the minimal burdens imposed by the Act, significant differences between state and federal elections, unrefuted evidence of actual and likely corruption in Montana’s elections, and experience elsewhere since this Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, 130 S. Ct. 876 (2010).

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