Marcus v. Holder, No. 08-15643 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Marcus v. Holder, No. 08-15643

In an action seeking a declaration that the Attorney General's investigation of plaintiff regarding alleged campaign finance violations was politically motivated and therefore unlawful, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where the Attorney General need not obtain the permission of the Federal Elections Commission (FEC)  before investigating or prosecuting possible violations of federal election laws.

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Appellate Information

Submitted July 16, 2009

Filed July 30, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Silverman

Counsel

For Appellant:

Michael R. Dezsi, Fieger, Fieger, Kenney, Johnson & Giroux, P.C., Southfield, MI

For Appellees:

Thomasenia P. Duncan, General Counsel, Federal Elections Commission, Washington, DC

David Kolker, Associate General Counsel, Federal Elections Commission, Washington, DC