CLC Files FEC Complaint Against Thornton Law Firm For Illegally Funneling Money to Clinton, Other Democratic Candidates and CommitteesNov 2, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center today asked the Federal Election Commission to investigate Boston-based Thornton Law Firm for reimbursing partners almost exact amounts for their political campaign contributions. This scheme allowed Thornton to funnel money to campaigns and party committees well above the legal contribution limits
- Nov 1, 2016
One day after the Obama administration announced its decision to phase out federal private prison contracts, the private prison company GEO Group made a $100,000 donation to the pro-Donald Trump super PAC Rebuilding America Now, in violation of the longstanding ban on government contractors making political contributions.
Press Release: Donald Trump Super PAC Is Illegally Soliciting Money from a Chinese National to Influence U.S. ElectionsOct 26, 2016
CLC Files FEC Complaint After The Telegraph Documents Trump Super PAC Soliciting Contributions from Fictitious Chinese Donor
- Oct 24, 2016
More than four years after the Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 filed a complaint, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has finally fined former Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) $10,000 for violating the prohibition on candidates asking for donations to a super PAC in excess of $5,000.
- Oct 19, 2016
Today, the Campaign Legal Center filed a friend-of-the-court brief in Harris v. McCrory, urging the Supreme Court to uphold North Carolina voters’ argument that the state used an impermissible racial quota to draw the state’s first and twelfth congressional districts.
- Oct 6, 2016
Our complaints present clear evidence that the both presidential campaigns are ignoring current law by coordinating with their super PACS. No other presidential candidates have previously defied anti-coordination laws in this way.
- Oct 3, 2016
CLC's Brendan Fischer reacts to U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear Chisholm v. Two Unnamed Petitioners.
- Sep 26, 2016
Alabama's law disenfranchises more than 130,000 black citizens. Our lawsuit, Thompson v. Alabama, calls for the court to rule the law is racially discriminatory, unconstitutional and a violation of the Voting Rights Act.
CLC and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice File Lawsuit Over North Carolina’s Partisan Gerrymandered Congressional DistrictsSep 22, 2016
The Campaign Legal Center and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice filed a complaint today on behalf of the League of Women Voters of North Carolina and numerous individual voters, arguing that North Carolina’s 2016 congressional redistricting plan violates the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.