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Published on September 8, 2009 | by LawNews

Prof. Daniel Greenwood in Associated Press Article, Published by The Washington Post

Professor Daniel JH Greenwood co-authored an amicus brief with Demos for The American Independent Business Alliance, in Citizens United v. FEC, No. 08-205. He was quoted in the following Associated Press article.

What groups are telling court about ‘Hillary’ case
The Associated Press
September 6, 2009

EXCERPT:
“The constraints that drive a corporation’s political speech – the requirement that corporate actions all must be calibrated toward profit – directly undermine the notion that a corporation can be a free participant in the marketplace of ideas. And precisely because a corporation enjoys significant state-created economic advantages designed for the narrow purpose of furthering wealth-accumulation, corporate participation in candidate campaigns promotes market entrenchment and corrupts the political marketplace in a fundamentally undemocratic manner.” – American Independent Business Alliance.

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