Foreign money and corporate money in American politics have long threatened American democracy, but in recent years, the threat has become overwhelming. Citizens United, the Supreme Court case that redefined corruption, has had a massive impact on our politics in just 7 years. Is Donald Trump taking foreign money in direct violation of the Constitution? We examine the history and future of foreign and corporate money in politics.
Nov. 20, 2017, 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. in Chase Community Center at Vermont Law School. The lecture, which will open with a light reception, is free and open to the public and press, and will be streamed live at vermontlaw.edu/live.Register Now
"An immensely talented and creative scholar, Professor Teachout brings a rich background in laws governing political behavior, both domestically and abroad, as well as the insights of her original work on corruption and its constitutional history."