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“Because institutions rely on public trust to fulfill their purposes, loss of trust in institutions constitutes institutional corruption, as it harms the ability for institutions to achieve their purposes.”

This article from the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal examines institutional corruption and its influence on the effectiveness of government. An aspect of institutional corruption is loss of public trust, as is highlighted in the excerp above. One might consider this as an additional consequence of President Trump’s lying, as examined in Professor Bowman’s recent posts.