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February 26, 2010

Web Exclusive: David Boies and Ted Olson
David Boies and Ted Olson talk with Bill Moyers about the Supreme Court's contentious Bush v Gore decision in 2000 and the court's recent ruling in the Citizens United case.
February 19, 2010

Buying the Bench?
A Bill Moyers essay.
Jeffrey Toobin
Legal analyst and journalist Jeffrey Toobin talks about the relationship between big money and judicial elections today
Justice for Sale
Bill Moyers Journal takes a hard look at how campaign cash in judicial races may sway America's courts. The Journal revisits the 1999 FRONTLINE special "Justice for Sale" which looked at the growing concern - even among Supreme Court justices themselves - that campaign contributions may be corrupting the judicial process.
February 5, 2010

Moyers on Money and Politics
View a collection or reports on the influence of money on American politics.
The Legal Scholar and the Libertarian
Libertarian journalist Nick Gillespie and legal scholar Lawrence Lessig discuss public financing of campaigns and the effects of money on politics.
What's Next for Campaign Finance?
In the wake of a controversial Supreme Court decision giving corporations and unions more freedom to spend on elections, many federal and state lawmakers are hoping to curb Citizens United V. FEC's effect on elections. Find out how some legislators are fighting to curb Big Money spending even as the Court invalidates laws in 24 states aimed at keeping elections clean.
January 29, 2010

Campaign Finance Laws by State
Twenty-four states currently have laws which restrict or ban corporate spending in elections. Below, you will find a list of state statutes that may be affected by Citizens United v. F.E.C.
The Court and Campaign Finance
The JOURNAL explores what the Supreme Court's decision means for campaign finance reform and the future of our democracy with legal experts Monica Youn, of the Brennan Center for Law and Justice at NYU School of Law and Zephyr Teachout, of Fordham University's School of Law.
September 4, 2009

Is McCain-Feingold Censorship? Floyd Abrams and Trevor Potter on Campaign Finance Reform
The Supreme Court reconvenes early for a special hearing on the constitutionality of campaign finance limits for corporations. To hear the arguments, Bill Moyers sits down with Trevor Potter, president and general counsel of The Campaign Legal Center and a former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and Floyd Abrams, a First Amendment attorney.
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