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‘Willfulness’ Standard Disputed in Campaign Donation Case (access required)

In defendants’ prosecution for illegally soliciting and reimbursing contributions from their employees to Hillary Clinton’s political campaigns, the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a defendant’s motion to reconsider the meaning of the “willfulness” element of the charged campaign finance violations. Defendant argues that, contrary to the court’s conclusion, campaign finance laws are complex and the conduct ...