March 9, 2012  ·  Lessig

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Is there any useful precedent for a “No lobbying pledge”? There are a number of people who have been fishing around for the most effective way to do this, and some candidates for Congress who have begun to articulate the idea (e.g., Bill Shein running in the 1st District of MA), but have others before done this or tried to do this or tried to do it in an enforceable way?