Real Truth About Obama petitioned the Fourth Circuit for a rehearing en banc and the filing is here.
While Leake provided clarity to campaign-finance law, the panel decision saw the field as “difficult and complicated,” slip. op. at 10, and introduced confusion. En banc review should be granted because “[p]articipants in the political process must be able to rely on firmly established legal standards. . . . The very least courts owe . . . is a clear understanding of the ground rules . . . . [And they] must not create uncertainty.” Miller v. Cunningham, 512 F.3d 98, 99 (4th Cir. 2007) (Wilkinson, J., dissenting from denial of rehearing en banc.