Van Hollen v. FEC: Defendant's motion for summary judgment and opposition to plaintiff's motion for summary judgment

Aug 1, 2011

Defendant Federal Election Commission’s memorandum of points and authorities in support of its Motion for Summary Judgment and in opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment. It is argued that because the rule is grounded in the administrative record and properly balances the interest in disclosure with the potential First Amendment burden on corporations and unions — as well as on their funders who may have nothing to do with the spenders’ electioneering — the Court should grant summary judgment to the Commission.

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