Richard W. Painter
S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law

Prof. Painter, Lawrence Tribe and Others File Federal Court Complaint Challenging Application of Citizens United to Super-PACs

A team of campaign finance lawyers, including Professor Richard Painter and other notable experts such as Larry Tribe, a constitutional law professor at Harvard, filed a suit on Friday in federal court arguing that the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United does not allow unlimited spending on Super PACs, a topic that was never addressed by the Supreme Court in Citizens United.