Christian Civic League of Maine, Inc. v. FEC (Louis F. Oberdorfer, D.D.C. 1:06-cv-614)
An issue-advocacy organization filed a declaratory action in the U.S. District Court for the District of the District of Columbia to challenge a proscription on issue advertising that mentions a candidate close to an election. A three-judge district court denied a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the proscription.
Subject: Campaign activities. Topics: Campaign materials; corporate electioneering; three-judge court; intervention; recusal; interlocutory appeal.
One of many Case Studies in Emergency Election Litigation.