FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate
On March 28, 2013, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss in FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate, a suit that claims former Senator Larry Craig impermissibly converted campaign funds to personal use. Read more...
Free Speech v. FEC
On March 19, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming dismissed a case brought by Free Speech (plaintiff) that challenged the constitutionality of a Commission regulation and certain Commission policies and sought preliminary and permanent injunctions against the Commission’s enforcement of them. Read more...
Hassan v. FEC
On March 11, 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed the district court’s ruling that Abdul Karim Hassan lacks standing to challenge the constitutional qualifications to be President and the laws governing the presidential public funding program. Read more...
Real Truth About Abortion v. FEC
The United States Supreme Court has let stand an appeals court ruling that upheld Federal Election Commission legal definitions and policies regarding the disclosure of certain information by the nonprofit The Real Truth About Abortion (RTAA) – formerly known as The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. Read more...
Herron for Congress v. FEC
On November 8, 2012, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge to the Commission’s dismissal of an administrative complaint Herron for Congress filed in connection with its 2010 campaign. The court ruled that it lacks jurisdiction to decide the merits of the case because the claim is moot and because the plaintiff lacks standing. Read more...
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