Eli Wald on Judicial Disqualification under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Co., Inc., et al, 2009 U.S. LEXIS 4157, 129 S. Ct. 2252 (2009).

In Caperton v. A. T. Massey Coal Co., Inc. , the U.S. Supreme Court explored whether a justice who received extraordinary campaign contributions from the board chairman and principal officer of appellant corporation violated the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment when he denied a recusal...

Pay to Play Rules for Placement Agents

The SEC imposed strict limitations on the ability of investment advisers to make political contributions when their clients include government bodies when it issued Rule 206(4)-5 . They don't want government investment decisions decided campaign contributions. This limitation also applies to...

Judge: Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - (AP) A judge has ruled that the campaign-finance law banning corporations from making contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional, citing the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United decision last year in his analysis. In a ruling issued late Thursday, U.S. District...