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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is a Brennan Center Fellow and an Associate Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law. She is the author of Safeguarding Markets from Pernicious Pay to Play: A Model Explaining Why the SEC Regulates Money in Politics.

Articles by this author

 

Much Depends on Supreme Court's Review of Dark Money Case

The ruling could give a boost to untraceable campaign donations.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·


Corporate Backers of Georgia's New Voter Suppression Law

Georgia-based companies have gotten backlash from voting advocates for their silence on new regressive legislation.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·


Don’t Rebrand Corruption

No one is happier about the Supreme Court’s rebranding of corruption than sketchy politicians, argues Brennan Center Fellow Ciara Torres-Spelliscy.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·


The Sheer Weirdness of an Illegal Inaugural

Trump's team may have violated some of the few campaign finance regulations that still apply to inaugural committees

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·



Encouraging Progress in Prying Open Trump’s Finances

A judge has defined the Constitution’s anti-corruption clauses for the first time. And it’s not good news for the president

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·


The Curious Campaign Role of Donald Trump’s Foundation

In an extensive complaint and supporting documents, New York’s Attorney General says Trump’s foundation made nearly $3 million in illegal contributions to his campaign. Trump calls the suit “ridiculous” and says he won’t settle.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·


Parkland High School Students Show Remarkable Political Savvy

In the wake of the horrific Valentine’s Day shooting, survivors have become sophisticated political instigators.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·

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