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Published: 15 April 2021

184 Pages | 39


ISBN: 9780197548417

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The Appearance of Corruption

Testing the Supreme Court's Assumptions about Campaign Finance Reform

Daron R. Shaw, Brian E. Roberts, and Mijeong Baek

  • Tests a behavioral model posed by the Supreme Court to justify limitations on political contributions, a core form of protected speech
  • Presents data from pre- and post-Citizens United to examine whether the decision changed attitudes towards perceived corruption
  • Investigates claims by the Court empirically, drawing from unique survey data from 2009, 2012, 2013, and 2016

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