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Citizens to Save Cal. v. California Fair Political Practices Comm'n, C049642

Granting of preliminary injunction against defendant's regulation, which limited contributions to ballot measure committees controlled by candidates, is affirmed as the regulation conflicts with multiple provisions of the Political Reform Act of 1974 and thereby exceeds defendant's authority.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/08/2006
  • Published 12/08/2006

Judges

  • RAYE, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Louis R. Mauro, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Christopher E. Krueger, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, and Douglas J. Woods, Deputy Attorney General;  Luisa Menchaca, Fair Political Practices Commission General Counsel and Lawrence T. Woodlock, Senior Commission Counsel for Defendant and Appellant., Paul S. Ryan and J. Gerald Hebert for The Campaign Legal Center, Inc., as Amicus Curiae on behalf of Defendant and Appellant., Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Mueller & Naylor, James R. Parrinello, and Christopher E. Skinnell for Plaintiffs and Respondents., Bell, McAndrews & Hiltachk, Charles H. Bell, Jr., Thomas W. Hiltachk, and Jimmie E. Johnson Interveners and Respondents.
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