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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy’s article Safeguarding Markets from Pernicious Pay to Play: A Model Explaining Why the SEC Regulates Money in Politics was recently published in the Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2184554.… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently spoke at a Brennan Center for Justice event, “Political Money in the 2012 Election, the 113th Congress, and
Beyond,” at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.  Congressman Chris Van Hollen also participated in the event.  Professor Torres-Spelliscy addressed the issue of the SEC and dark political money post-Citizens United and why the Commission should promulgate a new disclosure rule to… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently spoke at the “Bright Minds, Dark Money: Transparency 2013” Conference hosted by the National Institute on Money in State Politics in Big Fork, Montana.  She presented her forthcoming law review article, Safeguarding Markets from Pernicious Pay to Play: A Model Explaining Why the SEC Regulates Money in Politics, 12(2) Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal __ (2013), http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2184554.… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently presented on a panel at the “Under the Influence, Interest Groups,  Lobbying, and Campaign Finance” Conference at the Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy at SUNY Buffalo Law School.  Professor Torres-Spelliscy spoke about the phenomenon of customer boycotts in response to corporate political activity.… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy presented on a panel at the Federal Courts Law Review’s Annual Symposium on Election Law in the Federal Courts at Charleston Law School. She presented her forthcoming Montana Law Review article, “Taking Opt-In Rights Seriously. What Knox v. SEIU Could Mean for Post-Citizens United Shareholder Rights.”… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently spoke at the 2013 AALS Annual Meeting in New Orleans at the Joint Program of Sections on Internet and Computer Law and Mass Communication Law.  The program covered the impact on the Internet on the relationship between the media and public officials or political candidates.… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently spoke on a panel at the UCLA School of Law’s David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy entitled, “A 28th Amendment? Legal Issues, Remedies and Strategies to Get the Money Out of Politics.”  She spoke about the role of nonprofits in politics after Citizens United. Other participants included Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig, Cornell Law Professor Lynn Stout… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy recently spoke at the University of Connecticut Law School Symposium entitled “Buying Your Vote? Citizens United, Super PACs, and the Future of Campaign Finance in America,” along with Senator Russ Feingold and SCOTUS Blog Reporter Lyle Denniston (http://www.law.uconn.edu/event/2012/10/19/buying-your-vote-citizens-united-super-pacs-and-future-campaign-finance-america).… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy addressed the Honorable James R. Browning Symposium on Election Law on September 28, 2012 at the University of Montana Law School.  She spoke about ways to address the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision through corporate law and federal rule making at the SEC, FEC and FCC.… » Read more

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy was recently named a “Top Wonk” on election law matters by the Agenda Project.  She is joined by other law professors from Harvard, Yale, NYU and Columbia.  http://www.topwonks.org/experts/ciara-torres-spelliscy/… » Read more

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