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Civil Rights – Constitutional – First & Fourteenth Amendments – Speech & Association – Lobbyist – Campaign Contributions – N.C. Offices (access required)

Preston v. Leake A North Carolina statute that prohibits a registered lobbyist from contributing to the campaign of any candidate for the N.C. General Assembly or the Council of State does not violate the free speech and association rights of appellant lobbyist, and the 4th Circuit upholds the district court decision rejecting the lobbyist’s suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

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