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Do Corporate Campaign Donations Rig the Political Game? Brazilian and U.S. Courts Disagree

BY PAUL NUNEZ- The Brazilian Supreme Court recently ruled that a statute allowing corporations to donate to political campaigns was unconstitutional. In so holding, the Brazilian Supreme Court in some ways mirrored the reasoning of Austin v. Michigan Chamber of Commerce, a United States Supreme Court decision overruled by Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission. […]