Can Publicly Financed Elections Survive Without Punishing Free Speech?
Professor Rick Hasen has started an interesting debate on this subject with a recent blog post on Summary Judgments, the Los Angeles Faculty Blog of the
. He believes that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to hear IJ’s and the Goldwater Institute’s challenges to the matching funds provisions of Arizona’s “Clean Elections” law will result in, as the title of his post says, “An Effective End to Public Financing.” Professor Hasen graciously linked to IJ’s response to his post over at Election Law Blog. Check it out.
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