FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF BOSTON et al. v. BELLOTTI, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF MASSACHUSETTS
Supreme Court Cases
435 U.S. 765 (1978)
Legal Principle at Issue
Whether a state criminal statute that forbids certain expenditures by banks and business corporations for the purpose of influencing the vote on referendum proposals violates the First Amendment.
Reversed. Petitioning party received a favorable disposition.
Advocated for Respondent
- Thomas R. Kiley View all cases
Advocated for Petitioner
- Francis H. Fox View all cases