Elections Law Expert Joseph Sandler on Citizens United, Electoral Politics

March 9, 2010
Following the Supreme Court decision on corporate campaign finance regulation, ACS hosted a national event exploring potential ramifications on democracy and the future of regulating corporate expenditures on elections.

Joseph E. Sandler, a nationally recognized expert on elections law, joined the panel discussion and afterwards talked with ACSblog about how the decision in Citizens United v. FEC could alter electoral politics. Conceding that the decision's impact may be "very difficult to predict," Sandler said nonetheless it may now be "tempting" for some corporations "to get into the game in a way they wouldn't have done before."

Video of the entire event, "Citizens United v. FEC: The Decision, Its Implications, and the Road Ahead," is available here. Watch Sandler's interview below or download it as a podcast here.