Buckley @ 40

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January 30, 2016 marked the 40th anniversary of Buckley v. Valeo, the 1976 Supreme Court case which set the basic structure of campaign finance law for a generation and laid the groundwork for future rulings such as Citizens United.

For Buckley's 40th anniversary, Demos hosted a panel of expert attorneys for a robust discussion of the case’s wide-ranging influence on our democracy and our economy. 

The Panel Speaker’s Included: 

Senator Jeff Merkley (Closing Remarks)

Adam Liptak
Supreme Court Reporter, New York Times

Heather McGhee
President, Demos

Brenda Wright
Vice President of Policy & Legal Strategies, Demos

Professor Joel Gora
Brooklyn Law School (argued Buckley for the NY Civil Liberties Union)

Professor Daniel Tokaji
Ohio State University Moritz School of Law

Cleta Mitchell
Foley & Lardner LLP

 

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