An overview of models for presidential primaries, proposing a solution that would combine aspects of regional and time-oriented proposals.
Analysis of the Federal Election Campaign Act's procedural complexities as they hinder constitutional and statutory challenges, and proposed solutions.
Transcript of a panel discussion on remedies for the defects in the election law scheme.
A discussion of issues affecting the primary system, including state variation and media influence, and a presentation of methods for reform.
Presentation of policy questions and constitutional concerns related to reforming the primary system in presidential elections.
Remarks on the hurdles on third parties and independents, particularly with regard to ballot access and recently enacted FECA requirements.
Comments supportive of money in campaigns and against the regulation of campaign finance.
Discussion of the Federal Election Commission's work in curtailing certain expenditures in Presidential debates, and proposals to remedy these tensions.
Description of colloquium on election finance law after the Supreme Court decision Buckley v. Valeo and the 1976 Federal Election Campaign Act amendments.
Transcript of a panel discussion on the federal election regulations and electoral processes.
Discussion of the Presidential Election Campaign Fund Act and its ossifying influence on grassroots campaign financing.
Remarks on campaign finance reforms of the 1970s, Buckly v. Valeo, growth of political action committees.
Examination of the barriers to ballot access for third party candidates.
Discussion of independent campaign expenditures and political action committee spending with respect to the electoral defeat of Senator Bayh in Indiana.
The campaign reforms of the 1970's have done much to improve this nation's campaign financing system. It is essential that we complete the cycle of campaign finance reform begun in the 1970's if our governmental institutions are to move beyond
Remarks on the constitutional implications of limiting forms of campaign finance, particularly regarding political action committees and independent financing.
Other Issues in this Volume
- Proving Intentional Discrimination in Equal Protection Cases: The Growing Burden of Proof in the Supreme Court
- Privacy of Inquiry and the First Amendment: Towards a Testimonial Privilege for Information Gathering
- Socially Responsible Investment of Public Pension Funds: The South Africa Issue and State Law
- Conserving Natural Resources: Toward a Comprehensive State Solid Waste Recycling Program under the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act