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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

FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Cmte.
Case Documents

1Opinion in FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Cmte.
2Opinion in FEC v. Colorado Republican Federal Campaign Cmte.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.