Journal of Law and Policy


Joel M. Gora


The balance between First Amendment rights and campaign finance limits established by the "Roberts Court" in Buckley v. Valeo Court, is now very uncertain. This article provides a hisotircal insight from a former ACLU attorney who argued before the Supreme Court for the protection of First Amendment rights, Joel Gora, and explores how Buckley's ruling has been impacted by cases like Citizen's United and the advent of "Superpacs."