Brant Phillips, attorney at Bass, Berry & Sims, is quoted regarding a Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend money in political campaigns in The Tennessean. The article, titled "TN Campaigns May Soon Feel Impact of Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Corporate Ads" appears in the January 22, 2010 edition.
From the article:
"This decision allows corporations to use their general treasury funds to take out ads for, or against, candidates," Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Brant Phillips said.
Phillips explained that the ruling strikes down a decades-old prohibition against such efforts by entities such as corporations and unions.