The State of Money in Politics – Star Panel at Lipton Hall

The Brennan Center for Justice presents

The State of Money in Politics


Thursday, May 7, 2015
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


6:00 p.m. Registration and Reception
6:30 p.m. Program


Lipton Hall, NYU School of Law
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012




Jeff Clements
Board Chair, Free Speech for People
Author, Corporations Are Not People


Zephyr Teachout
Associate Professor, Fordham Law School
Author, Corruption in America


Ellen Weintraub
Commissioner, Federal Election Commission


moderated by:


Daniel Weiner
Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice


The Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Citizens United v. FEC reshaped the American political landscape, giving the wealthy more power to influence elections than at any time since Watergate and opening the floodgates for dark money in U.S. elections. Five years after the Supreme Court decision that set these trends in motion, what is the state of money in politics today? What are the emerging issues and paths for reform going forward?


**Attendees will receive 1.5 CLE credits in the Areas of Professional Practice. Credit will be both transitional and non-transitional.**


Please RSVP at


If you have any questions, please contact Brennan Center Events Manager, Jafreen Uddin, at or 646.292.8345.

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