Corruption Law after McDonnell: Not Dead Yet

10 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2016 Last revised: 7 Oct 2016

Date Written: July 4, 2016


Many regard the recent Supreme Court decision in McDonnell v. United States as the end of meaningful enforcement against public corruption. It is not. This Essay examines the Court’s decision and charts a constructive path for corruption prosecutions going forward.

Keywords: Corruption law, bribery, Supreme Court, McDonnell

Suggested Citation

Gilchrist, Gregory M., Corruption Law after McDonnell: Not Dead Yet (July 4, 2016). University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN:

Gregory M. Gilchrist (Contact Author)

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