Professor Brad Smith talked about the IRS Scandal and Political Speech to Federalist Societies at Tulsa Law School, Charleston Law School, and South Carolina Law School, and to the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. He also presented in Paris, France on "A Supportive But Skeptical Look at Disclosure and Transparency," to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Policy Forum on Restoring Trust in Government; and at a Vermont Law School symposium, on “The Disclosure Debates: the Regulatory Power of an Informed Public.”
Get up to speed on the current debate about political speech and campaign finance reform by perusing Professor Brad Smith’s articles including, Separation of Campaign and State, 83 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2013); The Non-Expert Agency: Should the SEC Regulate Politics? A Response to Professors Bebchuk and Jackson, 3 Harv. Bus. L. Rev. 419 (2013); Understanding “Coordination” in Campaign Finance Law: Its Meaning, Purpose and Regulation, 49 Willamette L. Rev. 603 (2013); and Practical and Theoretical Difficulties of Campaign Finance Disclosure in a Post-Citizens United World, 6 St. Thomas J. L. & Pol’y 257 (2013).
Did you catch Professor Brad Smith’s appearances on Bloomberg Media, Oct. 4; Thom Hartmann Show, Aug. 29: John Batcheldor (Syndicated Radio) Aug. 15; or "On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteran, Aug. 9? Or you can read his op-eds at in the Wall Street Journal, ("The Next Battle in the Fight for Free Speech," Sept. 29: "The Supreme Court and Ed Corsi's Life of Political Crime," Sept. 6; and "The IRS Attack on Political Speech," Aug. 5.) ?