Disclosure

Sponsored by Demos, Free Speech for People, and the New York Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society this special breakfast discussion with Demos Distinguished Senior Fellow Bob Herbert and Jeff Clements on his new book, Corporations Are Not People, took place on January 12, 2012....
01/14/2012
Video
Democracy Program Dir. Brenda Wright addresses the Conference on the Constitutional Convention (aka ConConCon) at the Harvard Law School on September 24, 2011.
10/27/2011
Video
Boston, MA - Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit -- covering Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island -- issued a decision upholding Maine's campaign finance disclosure provisions, which had been challenged by the anti-gay marriage National...
08/24/2011
Press Release
After careful consideration of the parties' arguments and key precedents, we conclude that Maine's laws pass constitutional muster. Central to our holding is the nature of the laws NOM challenges here. These provisions neither erect a barrier to political speech nor limit its quantity. Rather, they...
08/11/2011
Publication
Democracy Program Director Brenda Wright and Counsel Lisa Danetz co-authored (with John Brautigam) the following amicus brief.  It was filed in February 2011. Enacted by the citizens of Maine through a voter initiative, the Maine Clean Election Act (MCEA) has offered a full public funding...
12/22/2010
Publication
Democracy Program Counsel Lisa Danetz and Director Brenda Wright co-authored (with John Brautigam) the following amicus brief.  It was filed in December 2010. Amicus Brief in National Organization for Marriage v. Walter F. McKee, et al.  The people of Maine have enacted a series of...
12/21/2010
Publication
A look at what steps may be needed to temper the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in the Citizens United. With Brenda Wright
02/28/2010
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