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Lawrence Lessig on East-Coast vs West-Coast code

Lawrence Lessig on East-Coast vs West-Coast code

Posted Mar 7, 2014 12:24 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
In reply to: Lawrence Lessig on East-Coast vs West-Coast code by Wol
Parent article: Lawrence Lessig on East-Coast vs West-Coast code

If you break the spending caps enough, it doesn't just disqualify you from standing for Parliament: it gives you a prolonged spell at Her Majesty's Pleasure. (I'm not sure if anyone has ever been convicted of this, though, unlike outright electoral fraud, which has led to imprisonment within just the last few years, as the aftermath of Simmons v Khan: <http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/QB/2008/B4.html>.)


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