Lagniappe Studies Unlimited - Fall, 2007 - Jim Bolner, Sr.
I. Introduction - Definitions and Concepts
II. History and Culture of Political Corruption
III. The Extent of Corruption - Measuring Corruption
IV. Electoral and Legislative Corruption
V. Attempts to Limit Corruption I
VI. Attempts to Limit Corruption II
The Center for Responsive Politics - Campaign Finance Information.
The Center for Responsive Politics is a non-partisan, non-profit research group based in Washington, D.C. that tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy.
Open Secrets - The Center for Responsive Politics' political finance database site.
Louisiana Ethics Administration Program - Louisiana Board of Ethics
Louisiana Campaign Finance Contribution Search
FBI Public Integrity Section - 2006 Report
Bret Schulte, "A Troubling Bayou Tradition," US. News and World Report, October 2, 2005
UN Convention Against Corruption
"Dallas Indictments," Dallas Morning News, October 2, 2007
The Teapot Dome Scandal (1920's) - PDF Word
Marsha Shuler, "Financial Disclosure Laws Mostly Weak," The Advocate, September 17, 2007 - PDF Word - Table PDF Word
The Times-Picayune, August 14, 2007, The Case Against Oliver Thomas
Avoyelles Parish Sheriff Indicted, Morning Advocate, August 9, 2007
Jonathan Weisman, "House Votes 411-8 to Pass Ethics Overhaul,"
Washington Post, August 1, 2007
Brookings Institution Report on Corruption
FBI - Investigating Political Corruption
Larry Beecraft, List of Political Corruption Cases
Wilipedia - Political Corruption
Federal Prosecutions of Political Corruption
Political Corruption of the Prosecutorial Function
U4 Anti-Corruption Center
LA Ethics 1
Metropolitan Crime Commission of Baton Rouge Hotline
The Center for Public Integrity
The Federal Election Commission
Jefferson Re-elected (The Times-Picayune)
Mark Illa, "The Politics of God," New York Times Magazine, August 19, 2007