To provide a comprehensive understanding of ethics reforms, this article will consist of four major sections. First, the article will explore Ohio's Ethics Laws and the agencies responsible for their enforcement prior to 1994. Second, the article will discuss the factors which contributed to calls for reform, as well as early reform efforts. Third, the article will explore and analyze legislative and media responses to the call for ethics reform. Finally, the article will summarize the outcome of the reform process and provide a review of the implications of the reformed Ethics Law.
DeSario, Jack P. and Freel, David E.
"Ohio Ethics Law Reforms: Tracing the Political and Legal Implications,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 30
, Article 5.
Available at: http://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol30/iss1/5