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Corruption in America

From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United

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$18.95 • £13.95 • €17.00

ISBN 9780674659988

Publication: May 2016

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384 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Four Snuff Boxes and a Horse
  • 2. Changing the Frame
  • 3. Removing Temptations
  • 4. Yazoo
  • 5. Is Bribery without a Remedy?
  • 6. Railroad Ties
  • 7. The Forgotten Law of Lobbying
  • 8. The Gilded Age
  • 9. Two Kinds of Sticks
  • 10. The Jury Decides
  • 11. Operation Gemstone
  • 12. A West Virginia State of Mind
  • 13. Citizens United
  • 14. The New Snuff Boxes
  • 15. Facts in Exile, Complacency, and Disdain
  • 16. The Anticorruption Principle
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix 1: Anticorruption Constitutional Provisions
  • Appendix 2: Major Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Anticorruption Laws
  • Notes
  • Cases Cited
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index