McCutcheon v FEC to be Considered by Supreme Court 2/15/13

On Feb. 15, the US Supreme Court will consider whether to accept for review McCutcheon and RNC v. FEC, No. 12-536, a challenge to federal limits on aggregate political contributions. The appellants’ jurisdictional statement was filed 10/26.  Bloomberg BNA coverage here ($). (HT Rick Hasen’s Election Law Blog for covering.) Here is the Supreme Court docket entry.

Disclosure: I (along with Dan Backer and Stephen M. Hoersting) am Of Counsel to Shaun McCutcheon, the individual donor plaintiff/appellant. More coverage and a summary to come soon. 

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