Corrupt Practices and Inadequate Responses: The Case of the Nebraska Election Laws

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Shurgrue, Richard E.
York, JoAnn
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1975
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INTRODUCTION|A few years ago-and it seems like an eternity before Watergate, scandals in the statehouses and revelations of assorted scoundrelisms stirred the political consciences of significant numbers of Americans-when only a handful of dedicated scholars and a small cadre of public interest organizations and obscure governmental commissions focused their attention on the matter of election reform, a significant element of their proposals was cleaning up the reporting and disclosure provisions in state and federal corrupt practices legislation. Their proposals, for the most part, took the form of insisting upon hard, realistic and enforced laws which placed reported receipts and expenditures in the continuous and glaring public spotlight...
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8 Creighton L. Rev. 108 (1974-1975)
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Creighton University School of Law
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