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What an 'Originalist' Would Understand 'Corruption' to Mean: The 2013 Jorde Lecture


Lawrence Lessig


Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics; Harvard Law School

April 29, 2013

California Law Review, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
How we understand the "corruption" of Congress goes a long way to showing why, and how that "corruption" can be remedied. In this paper, Professor Lessig describes the originalist roots to his conception of "dependence corruption," and shows why that conception is neither a version of "equality" nor inconsistent with modern First Amendment jurisprudence.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 32

Keywords: campaign finance reform, Richard L. Hasen, First Amendment, Citizens United, dependence corruption, political equality, Lesterland, originalism

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Date posted: April 30, 2013  

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Lessig, Lawrence, What an 'Originalist' Would Understand 'Corruption' to Mean: The 2013 Jorde Lecture (April 29, 2013). California Law Review, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2257948

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