New York University Review of Law & Social Change
This paper explores the 19th century practice of courts refusing to enforce "corrupt" contracts as against public policy.
Zephyr R. Teachout,
The Unenforceable Corrupt Contract: Corruption and Nineteenth Century Contract Law, 35 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 681
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