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ADC files motion for preliminary injunction
ADC is suing the Alabama Attorney General to be overturn the ban on PAC-to-PAC transfers if the transfer is going to be used for independent expenditures. This is the ADC's updated motion for preliminary injunction.
First Amendment case against portion of Alabama's campaign finance law filed
My co-counsel and I filed a new suit against the provision of Alabama's campaign finance law forbidding PAC-to-PAC transfers. The law basically prohibits any transfer between political actors except personal contributions to any group, PAC contributions to principal campaign committees, and limited payments from principal campaign committees to political parties.
Our organizational client uses its funds to run GOTV drives.
The complaint is linked below.
Baltimore Daily Record quotes Still in campaign-finance article
The Baltimore Daily Record reported on a Baltimore County Councilman who reached a plea bargain on campaign-finance charges arising out of a $2,000 loan to the candidate from his campaign and reimbursing himself for $300 in expenses without a receipt showing the money was spent.
Danny Jacobs, the Record's reporter on the story, call Edward Still and several others for comments on the case.
The complete article is attached.
Race and Election Reform, June 2001, 12 pages, [PDF]
A summary of the Voting Rights Act, 4 pages, [Word format]
Bailout under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act, 5 pages, [PDF]
Federal Restrictions on State and Local Campaigns, Political Groups and Individuals, December 2002, 27 pages [PDF]
Candidate Compliance with the Alabama Fair Campaign Practices Act, February 2003, 4 pages [PDF]
Free and Fair Elections: A Quick Comparison on Election Administration in Florida and Bosnia, 17 pages, conference paper, early 2002, [PDF]