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AO 2010-08

Citizens United

Summary

Application of the media exemption and the commercial transaction exemption to documentary films discussing federal candidates.

Documents

Final opinion June 11, 2010
Date Name Document type
06/11/2010 2010-08 Final Opinion
06/11/2010 Commissioner Statement (Commissioner Walther) Commissioner Statements
06/10/2010 Vote Votes
06/09/2010 Comment on Agenda Document No. 10-34 by Citizens United Comments and Ex parte Communications
06/09/2010 Comment on Agenda Document No. 10-34 by Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center Comments and Ex parte Communications
06/08/2010 Draft AO, Agenda Document No. 10-34 Draft Documents
04/27/2010 Request by Citizens United AO Request, Supplemental Material, and Extensions of Time

Entities

Role Name Type
Requestor Citizens United Corporation (including LLCs electing corporate status)
Counsel/Representative Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Law Firm
Counsel/Representative Olson, Theodore Individual
Commenter Democracy 21 Research/Public Interest/Educational Institution
Commenter Campaign Legal Center Research/Public Interest/Educational Institution
Commenter Ryan, Paul S. Individual
Commenter Hebert, J. Gerald Individual
Commenter Wertheimer, Fred Individual
Commenter Olson, Theodore Individual
Commenter Citizens United Corporation (including LLCs electing corporate status)
Commenter Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Law Firm
Commenter Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry LLP Law Firm
Commenter Tayrani, Amir Individual
Commenter Simon, Donald J. Individual