As reported by Law.com
He has been called a "litigation machine," methodically mowing down restrictions on campaign financing and speech. It was conservative GOP activist James Bopp Jr., 65, who devised the legal strategy that led the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United, which upended decades of precedent and unleashed super PACs upon the land. He laid the groundwork for that landmark ruling with his high court victory in Wisconsin Right to Life v. FEC. Limits on judicial candidates' speech and activities. His successes have eroded those restrictions as well. Bopp also serves as general counsel to the James Madison Center for Free Speech.