Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United

Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United Author Zephyr Teachout
ISBN-10 0674659988
ISBN-13 9780674659988
Year 2016-05-09
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Harvard University Press
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When Louis XVI gave Ben Franklin a diamond encrusted snuffbox the gift troubled Americans it threatened to corrupt him by clouding his judgment By contrast in 2010 the Supreme Court gave corporations the right to spend unlimited money to influence elections Zephyr Teachout shows that Citizens United was both bad law and bad history