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Getting the government America deserves : how ethics reform can make a difference

Author: Richard W Painter
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
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Painter, Richard W., 1961-
Getting the government America deserves.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)657305548
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Painter
ISBN: 0195378717 9780195378719
OCLC Number: 237885169
Description: xxi, 301 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The fiduciary principle in private and public law --
The executive branch : ethics rules that work when we need them, rules that don't work, rules that we do not need, and rules we need but don't have --
Implementation and enforcement of ethics rules in the executive branch : how big are the gaps in the system? --
Outsourcing executive branch functions and its ethical consequences --
When lawyers work for the government --
Legislative branch ethics reform : more stringency or more hypocrisy? --
When ethics law and other law intersect : insider trading, taxes, and financial conflicts of interest --
Bagmen in black tie or professional intermediaries : the growth of lobbying and prospects for reform --
Off-the-books lobbying, electioneering, and the special purpose entities that do it --
The official White House office of political affairs, the unofficial office of political affairs, and personal capacity political activity by government officials --
Campaign finance : the elephant and donkey in the room.
Responsibility: Richard W. Painter.
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