Like other recent corruption reversals, Percoco was less about statutory text than what the Court deems “normal” politics. As prosecutors take the Court’s suggestions of alternative theories and use a statute it has largely ignored, the Court will have to reconcile its fears of partisan targeting and its textualist commitments
Criminal Law | Law | Supreme Court of the United States
Daniel C. Richman,
Navigating Between "Politics As Usual" and Sacks of Cash,
Yale L. J. F.
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