U.S. Supreme Court http://wuis.org en Court Case Could Upend Illinois Campaign Caps http://wuis.org/post/court-case-could-upend-illinois-campaign-caps <p>The scandal that brought down former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich led to campaign-contribution caps in Illinois. Advocates of the limits are fearful a case set to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday could upend their efforts.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The campaign finance law Illinois politicians passed in 2009 restricts how much cash companies, unions and people can give to individual candidates. Theoretically, you can give that maximum contribution to every state candidate in Illinois.</span></p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:16:44 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 10454 at http://wuis.org Court Case Could Upend Illinois Campaign Caps UIS Professor Talks Same Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court http://wuis.org/post/uis-professor-talks-same-sex-marriage-and-supreme-court <p>UIS Associate Professor <strong>Jason Pierceson</strong> is the author of <strong><a href="https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442212046">“Same Sex Marriage in the U.S.:The Road to the Supreme Court.”</a>&nbsp; </strong>The book recounts how the issue has evolved as we await opinions on two key cases.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 14:41:27 +0000 Sean Crawford 4210 at http://wuis.org UIS Professor Talks Same Sex Marriage And The Supreme Court