May 11, 2015

Australia's difficulties with the definition of corruption

The High Court of Australia recently made a controversial decision about the meaning of "corrupt conduct". The court based its decision on what they called the 'ordinary understanding of corruption in public administration'. The ruling has undermined the legal standing of several prominent investigations by the NSW anti-corruption commission ICAC. For more details about this, and a 'listen again' radio programme exploring the history of trying to define corruption, see

http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programitem/pebl3N9EWD?play=true

This includes interviews with me and other academics working on this issue.


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