In this article, Professor Allison Hayward seeks to refute the criticisms leveled at the outcome in Citizens United. Professor Hayward maintains that the “long-standing precedent” overturned by the majority was not firmly rooted, having only been around for a mere 20 years. She further argues that Citizens United is a proper application of First Amendment doctrine. Lastly, Professor Hayward argues that corporations play an important role in our society, most especially those non-profit entities which so often are associated with political advocacy.
Hayward, Allison R.
"Citizens United: Correct, Modest, and Overdue,"
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