Striking the New Balance: Redefining Earmarks in the Post Randy "Duke" Cunningham World

Striking the New Balance: Redefining Earmarks in the Post Randy "Duke" Cunningham World
Nicholas C. Stewart, Author
Public Contract Law Journal

Nicholas C. Stewart, an associate in the Business and Finance Department, published this article that uses the scandal that placed Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham in prison as a backdrop for a discussion about earmarking. Rather than completely eliminating earmarking, the article suggests that Congress should strike a new balance, reshaping earmarking into a nimble tool for setting national priorities and checking the Executive Branch.