Citizens United

  • 01.19.18

    Citizens United: The Legacy

    Most people have heard of "Citizens United." It is considered one of the most influential Supreme Court cases of the 21st century - a decision that significantly altered the interaction between money and politics in modern America. Since the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) Supreme Court d...

    Most people have heard of “Citizens United.” It is considered one of the most influential Supreme Court cases of the 21st century – a decision that significantly altered the interaction between money and politics in modern America.

    Since the 2010 Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) Supreme Court decision, countless academics and experts have talked about it, and thousands of people have come out to protest against it.

    But what is it and what effect has it had on politics in America?