Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Davis v. FEC

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-320 D. D.C. Apr 22, 2008
Tr.
Jun 26, 2008 TBD Alito OT 2007

Issue: Whether BCRA’s so-called “Millionaire’s Amendment,” which relaxes campaign finance limits for opponents of congressional candidates spending more than $350,000 of their own money, violates either the First or Fifth Amendments.

Judgment: Reversed and remanded, in an opinion by Justice Samuel Alito on June 26, 2008.

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