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Allen Dickerson joins us to talk about First Amendment as they pertain to funding campaigns.

Aaron Ross Powell
Director and Editor
Trevor Burrus
Research Fellow, Constitutional Studies

Allen Dickerson is legal director of the Center for Competitive Politics. He is a graduate of Yale College and New York University School of Law.

Modern campaign finance laws are incredibly opaque and labyrinthine. Allen Dickerson joins us this week to help make sense of them.

What makes a fair election? Equal money? Equal time? How do PACs and Super PACs work? What’s a “dark money” group? How does the current campaign finance system hurt the little guy more than the established campaigner?

Show Notes and Further Reading

John Samples, The Fallacy of Campaign Finance Reform (book)