Peter Martin Writes “Constitutional Haberdashery” for Worcester Medicine
Worcester Medicine has published “Constitutional Haberdashery” written by Peter Martin. In a recent decision, the United States Supreme Court has put limits on the government’s ability to compel the disclosure of donors’ personal information in order to regulate charities. It was decided that a compelled disclosure regime must be narrowly tailored to the government’s asserted interest in the information. Peter Martin discusses this new decision and cases where this issue arose.
The Supreme Court was right to acknowledge the exercise of that right requires “breathing space to survive.” Roomy accommodation for free association is fostered by narrowly tailoring government intrusions on that right.
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