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These documents are intended to inform the general public regarding a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court of Guam that seeks the enforcement of election laws.  Specifically the suit is targeted at those that:

Made, received, or benefited from excessive and/or prohibited individual campaign contributions.

For short, the suit is simply called the "super PAC lawsuit".  

Oh, I see a hand. You might be party?
Okay, if anyone here believes they might be a party, read the Notice carefully.  Coordinate with your class counsel.   If you don't have one yet, work with others to get one really soon.

Another hand.  Yes, you in the dark suit in the back.
By all means!  You can file an appearance to become a class counsel.  However, please do so ASAP.  The next hearing is June 18th, 2012 and we must mutually meet well before then for pre-trial documents we need to file.   It is up to you to file your notice of appearance and gain Court approval to represent the class.

Okay last question. Is this for real?
Yes.  You can examine the Court's stamped document. You can also phone the Court, or check PACER.


101 What is a defendant class action lawsuit
102 The citizen/private attorney general
103 Common law
104 Reasonable person test
105 EMILY's List ruling

201 Standing and jurisdiction
202 What is an excessive contribution?
203 What is a prohibited contribution?

301 Pre-trial motions
302 Summary judgment
303 Trial
304 Court rulings
305 Settlement offers

Graduate level:
401 Civil fines and payment
402 Criminal court
403 Criminal court trial
404 Criminal court rulings
405 Settlement offers

Post-graduate level:
501 U.S. Supreme Court appeals.

More details:

Case number: 12-CV-00004
Date filed: March 19, 2012
Plaintiff: Philip  B. Maise proposed Plaintiff and Citizen Attorney General of the United States acting on the behalf of the U.S. Federal Election Commission (Plaintiff).
Defendants: “Political Action Committees-Class I, et al.”  
Suggested PACER search: Maise,Philip  
Court phone: (617) 473-9100.  
Court date and time: The Court is across the international date line and 10 hours ahead of eastern time.  
Facebook: SuperPacFederalLawsuit

Philip B. Maise

More links for quick reference:

Full Complaint - and Brief 105 Pages
Stamped version:

Exhibit 1

Exhibit 2

Exhibit 3

Exhibit 4

Supplemental memo in support

Notice to Defendants of suit and advisory to secure class counsel for defense.

Other reading

I wrote much of if not all of the pages on Wikipedia regarding:

Political Action Committee
527 Organizations
Money trail or money loop
Dark Money
Issue advocacy ads
Eight magic words

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