FEC Will Not Appeal District Court Decision in CREW v. FEC (DDC 14-1419)
The Federal Election Commission will not appeal the recent decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington et al. v FEC (Case 1:14-cv-01419-CRC). Read more...
FEC v. O’Donnell et al. (1:15-cv-17) (District Court)
On September 21, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware (the "Court") granted the Commission’s motion for summary judgment with regard to liability, concluding that Christine O’Donnell and her campaign committee impermissibly converted campaign funds to her personal use. Read more...
CREW v. FEC (D.D.C. 1:14-cv-1419) (District Court)
On September 19, 2016, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the “Court”) ruled that the Commission’s dismissal of two administrative complaints filed by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and its founder Melanie Sloan (“CREW”) was contrary to law. Read more...
Pursuing America's Greatness v. FEC (Appeals Court)
On August 2, 2016, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed the district court’s denial of Pursuing America's Greatness's (PAG) request for a preliminary injunction against the application of a Commission regulation, 11 CFR 102.14(a), to PAG’s websites and social media pages. Read more...
Pillar of Law Institute, et al. v. FEC (District Court)
On July 22, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming entered a Consent Order and Judgment whereby the Commission agreed not to enforce the ban on corporate contributions against the Pillar of Law Institute ("Pillar") and two unnamed plaintiffs (collectively, "Plaintiffs") with respect to contributions to convention delegates. Read more...
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