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Format: 11-19-2017
Format: 11-19-2017
At this unique time in our nation's history, when we are faced with tremendous challenges on every front, experts and advocates for strengthening democracy came together to create new momentum and...
October 5, 2009 | Report |
Archon Fung
Joe Goldman
Martha McCoy
Democracy Program Director Brenda Wright co-authored (with the American Independent Business Alliance) the following amicus brief.  It was filed in July of 2009. The Supreme Court’s decisions in...
July 15, 2009 | Litigation |
Testimony of Democracy Program Director Brenda Wright before the Boston City Council on Campaign Finance Reform. 
April 9, 2009 | Testimony |
Concerned groups The Brennan Center for  Justice at NYU School of Law (“Brennan Center”), Common Cause, Dēmos: A Network for Ideas and Action (“Dēmos”), The League of Women Voters of the...
March 9, 2009 | Litigation |
Testimony of Demos' Democracy Program Legal Director on restoring contribution limits in Vermont, delivered before the Vermont House Government Operations Committee on February 5, 2008.
February 5, 2008 | Testimony |
On June 26, 2006, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Randall v. Sorrell, a case addressing the constitutionality of Vermont’s comprehensive campaign finance law, enacted in 1997. The...
July 5, 2006 | Policy Brief |
QUESTIONS PRESENTED   1.  Whether Vermont’s mandatory limits on campaign expenditures by candidates for public office are constitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to...
February 6, 2006 | Litigation |
QUESTIONS PRESENTED   1.  Whether Vermont’s mandatory limits on campaign expenditures by candidates for public office are constitutional under the First and Fourteenth Amendments to...
June 15, 2005 | Litigation |
For the first time since its decision in Buckley v. Valeo nearly 30 years ago, the Supreme Court has agreed to review the  constitutionality of campaign spending limits.  The case,...
January 1, 2005 | Policy Brief |
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