The Constitution in “Quotes”: 2007 PJP Participant Kathleen Sullivan’s Nuanced View of Citizen’s United

“Citizens United has been unjustly maligned as radically departing from settled free speech tradition. In fact, the clashing opinions in the case simply illustrate that free speech tradition has different strands. The libertarian strand from which the majority draws support emphasizes that freedom of speech is a negative command that protects a system of speech, […]