Montana Supreme Court

Sherlock Holmes famously solved a mystery by noting the significance of the dog that didn’t bark – the dog’s silence suggested that the murderer could not have been a stranger.  Today, the “dog that didn’t bark” is the Supreme Court, which took no public...
Yesterday evening brought a fascinating new development on the noteworthy case in which the Montana Supreme Court, in December, upheld a Montana law barring corporate expenditures in Montana elections, despite the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision which struck down a federal ban...
When the Montana Supreme Court upheld its restrictions on direct corporate political spending, it showed a real-world understanding of politics and people which had somehow eluded the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010’s disastrous Citizens United. The Montana jurists recognized that corruption is...
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