Montana Goes Its Own Way on Citizens United
Friday, January 20, 2012
There’s been lots of critique of the Citizens United decision, but a few weeks ago came a surprising rebuke. The Montana Supreme Court decided that because of the state’s unique history of money influencing politics, Citizens United shouldn’t apply in Montana. Even the dissenting judges didn’t spare the U.S. Supreme Court their scorn. New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak tells Brooke the case is very likely to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.