Against the Profit Motive (Yale Law Library Series in Legal by Parrillo Nicholas R. PDF

By Parrillo Nicholas R.

In the United States this day, a public official’s lawful source of revenue involves a wage. yet till a century in the past, the legislation often licensed officers to earn cash on a profit-seeking foundation. Prosecutors received a expense for every defendant convicted. Tax creditors got a lower of every evasion exposed. Naval officials took a gift for every send sunk. The checklist is going on. This e-book is the 1st to rfile American government’s “for-profit” prior, to find how profit-seeking outlined officers’ courting to the citizenry, and to provide an explanation for how lawmakers—by banishing the revenue cause in prefer of the salary—transformed that courting forever.

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