One of the concerns expressed about a legislature that is “BY” the people is that ‘the people’ would easily be corrupted and bribed.
I don’t think the statistics have changed that much since this 2007 article.
http://harpers.org/archive/2007/09/hbc-90001300

Using sortition to select a “Citizen House” would — even without the stronger, because non-partisan, Ethics Committee that would also result — insure diminished likelihood of legislative criminality.

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About Common Lot Sortitionist

Former public television producer-director; initiating culminating career, Common Lot Productions, towards policy-making bodies that are of, BY and for the people.
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