Why do political leaders give courts the power to determine the rules by which candidates are elected to government office? And what difference does it make when courts play a central role in election policy? My dissertation explores these questions by examining the rise of judicial power in one of the longest-running controversies in the field of election law, campaign finance policy.non-profit corporation, MCFL, that had published a voter guide listing Massachusetts state and federal candidates, indicating ... to FECAa#39;s limits on aquot; express advocacyaquot; and thus restricted under the same rationale as campaign contributions.
|Title||:||Making Law with Lawsuits: The Politics of Judicial Review in Federal Campaign Finance Policy|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|