False Advertising Law as a Weapon Against Scam PACs

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Katie Bukrinsky and M. Miller Baker wrote this bylined article about Ken Cuccinelli For Governor v. Conservative Strikeforce PAC, a case on which they advised and which was the first known Lanham Act challenge to scam PAC (political action committee) activities. “There is no reason the Lanham Act cannot apply to fundraising solicitations by scam PACs, as it provides a private right of action to any person who is injured by another’s false or misleading statement in commercial advertising,” the authors wrote. Read the full article.