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Citizens Divided

Campaign Finance Reform and the Constitution

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Publication Date: 10/17/2016


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Democracy is not just a structure of elections and political institutions, but a mysterious and historically fluid set of ideas about the relationship between citizens and those who govern. With his characteristically subtle understanding of our cultural history, Robert Post shows how changing ideas of self-government illuminate one of the great political and legal controversies of our time.—Richard H. Pildes, New York University

Robert Post offers a powerful critique of the Citizens United decision, and an original and compelling new perspective on how the Supreme Court should analyze campaign finance laws in light of the First Amendment’s commitment to electoral integrity.—Geoffrey R. Stone, University of Chicago

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