The timing could not have been better. On the eve of our Motions for Summary Judgment hearing before Federal District Court Judge Timothy Black on the SBA List case, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals today released its decision on remarkably parallel litigation challenging a similar statute in Minnesota.
It addresses and dispenses with every single defense raised by the Ohio Elections Commission in the Ohio case, and a few more.
It is exceedingly well-reasoned and well-written. This Court of Appeals clearly understands the First Amendment.
Read it here.