The Unenforceable Corrupt Contract: Corruption and 19th Century Contract Law

NYU Review of Law and Social Change, Vol. 35, p. 693, 2011

26 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2012  

Zephyr Teachout

Fordham University School of Law

Date Written: April 1, 2011

Abstract

This paper explores the 19th century practice of courts refusing to enforce "corrupt" contracts as against public policy.

Suggested Citation

Teachout, Zephyr, The Unenforceable Corrupt Contract: Corruption and 19th Century Contract Law (April 1, 2011). NYU Review of Law and Social Change, Vol. 35, p. 693, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2003058

Zephyr Teachout (Contact Author)

Fordham University School of Law ( email )

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