By Parrillo Nicholas R.

In the United States this day, a public official’s lawful source of revenue involves a wage. yet until eventually a century in the past, the legislation often approved officers to make cash on a profit-seeking foundation. Prosecutors gained a expense for every defendant convicted. Tax creditors acquired a lower of every evasion exposed. Naval officials took a gift for every send sunk. The checklist is going on. This publication is the 1st to rfile American government’s “for-profit” prior, to find how profit-seeking outlined officers’ dating to the citizenry, and to give an explanation for how lawmakers—by banishing the revenue reason in desire of the salary—transformed that courting forever.

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