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Judicial checks on corruption in the United States

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  • Adriana Cordis

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  • Adriana Cordis, 2009. "Judicial checks on corruption in the United States," Economics of Governance, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 375-401, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:ecogov:v:10:y:2009:i:4:p:375-401
    DOI: 10.1007/s10101-009-0065-z
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    2. Carole L. Jurkiewicz & Robert A. Giacalone, 2016. "Organizational Determinants of Ethical Dysfunctionality," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 136(1), pages 1-12, June.
    3. Cordis, Adriana S. & Warren, Patrick L., 2014. "Sunshine as disinfectant: The effect of state Freedom of Information Act laws on public corruption," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 115(C), pages 18-36.

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    Keywords

    Corruption; Checks and balances; Judicial independence; Constitutional rigidity; D72; D73; P16;

    JEL classification:

    • D72 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Lobbying, Elections, Legislatures, and Voting Behavior
    • D73 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations; Corruption
    • P16 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Political Economy of Capitalism

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