VIDEO: We the Corporations? Life & Law in the U.S.A. after Citizens United v. FEC

April 16, 2010
 
"We the Corporations?" Life & Law in the U.S.A. after Citizens United v. FEC was a one-day conference addressing that historic decision, and featuring reactions to it from some of the nation's leading democracy campaigners and experts on the doctrine of corporate constitutional rights.
 

VIDEO ONE: Opening Remarks and Panel: Understanding Citizens United v. FEC

 

We the Corporations? (Part I) Life and Law in the U.S.A. after Citizens United v. FEC from Liberty Tree on Vimeo.

  ~ John Nichols, Esq., co-author, The Death and Life of American Journalism
  ~ Samantha Leonard, UW National Lawyers Guild
  ~ Peg Lautenschlager, former Attorney General, State of Wisconsin
  ~ Cheryl Weston, Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin; founder, Cullen Weston Pines & Bach, LLP
  ~ Jeffrey Clements, author of amicus in Citizens United; former Assistant Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; General Counsel to Free Speech for People, freespeechforpeople.org
  ~ Lisa Graves, Executive Director, Center for Media and Democracy; former Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the United States; Executive Committee, Campaign to Legalize Democracy, MovetoAmend.org
 

 

Video Two: Panel: Overcoming Citizens United: Responses & Strategies

 

We the Corporations? (Part II) Life and Law in the U.S.A. after Citizens United v. FEC from Liberty Tree on Vimeo.

  ~ Matt Rothschild, Editor, The Progressive Magazine
  ~ Ben Manski, Executive Director, Liberty Tree Foundation; Attorney at Law, Manski Law & Communications, LLC; Executive Committee, Campaign to Legalize Democracy, MovetoAmend.org 
  ~ Mike McCabe, Executive Director, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign; coordinator, United Citizens Against Citizens United
  ~ Riki Ott, Executive Director, Ultimate Civics; author, Not One Drop; Executive Committee, Campaign to Legalize Democracy, MovetoAmend.org

Additional Information: 

 

  • Hosted by the UW-Madison National Lawyers Guild and the Liberty Tree Foundation
  • Sponsored by the American Constitution Society, Center for Media and Democracy, and Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
  • Cosponsored by the A.E. Havens Center for the Study of Social Structure and Social Change, UW-Madison Legal Studies Association, Madison Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild, Wisconsin Network for Peace and Justice, Student Progressive Dane, and the Student Labor Action Coalition.