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Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Newsmax: Attorney Andrew Lieb Discusses Late Senator James Buckley's Legacy and Landmark Free Speech Case

Attorney Andrew Lieb recently appeared on Newsmax to discuss the legacy of James Buckley, highlighting his decision to put country over party, exemplified by his break with President Richard Nixon. 

Lieb expressed particular interest in Buckley's landmark Supreme Court case, Buckley v. Valeo. This pivotal case ruled that spending limits on political campaigns violated the principles of free speech, shaping the framework of campaign finance regulation in the United States. Lieb praised Buckley for his role in winning the case and upholding the importance of free speech in the American political landscape.