The independent counsel provisions of the Ethics in Government Act face an uncertain future. Harriger argues that the statute in its current form meets virtually none of the goals Congress intended in 1978 and that the statute should be substantially revised in an effort to minimize the costs and maximize the benefits.
Katy J. Harriger,
Can the Independent Counsel Statute Be Saved?,
62 Law and Contemporary Problems
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