Illinois Liberty PAC v. Madigan: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Amici Brief of CLC et al. Supporting Madigan's Motion to Dismiss

Aug 30, 2013

Amici brief written by the Campaign Legal Center Chicago Appleseed, and Illinois Campaign for Political Reform supporting Defendant's motion to dismiss the lawsuit. Amici argue that the Supreme Court has held that such contribution limits are a constitutionally permissible means of advancing the government’s vital interests in preventing corruption, the appearance of corruption and circumvention of candidate contribution limits—so long as the limits are not so low as to prevent candidates and PACs from amassing the resources necessary for effective advocacy.

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