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Court strikes federal election law in dismissing criminal charges against ML client

The Wall Street Journal
May 28, 2011

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed federal criminal charges against our client, holding that the Federal Election Campaign Act's absolute ban on campaign contributions by corporations is unconstituional. Read more:

Court Lets Corporations Give to Candidates

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The United States Department of Justice sought reconsideration of the district court's decision. After further briefing and additional argument, the district court reaffirmed its decision.

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