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FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Cmte.

Docket No.: 00-191
Certiorari Granted: Oct 10 2000
Argued: February 28, 2001
Decided: June 25, 2001

Topics:

Federal Election Campaign, First Amendment, Campaign Finance Reform, Due Process, Eighth Amendment, First Amendment, Miranda, habeas, harmless error, privacy, stare decisis

PartyNames: Federal Election Commission v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee
Petitioner: Federal Election Commission
Respondent: Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Citation: 213 F.3d 1221
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Federal Election Commission
v.
Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Committee
533 U.S. 431 (2001)
Question:

Are congressional campaign expenditure limitations on parties facially unconstitutional and thus unenforceable even as to spending coordinated with a candidate?

FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Cmte.
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 28, 2001

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for FEC, 4 vote(s) against
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