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Stories you may have missed this week...

News: 

Florida: Florida Commissioner Subpoenaed in Corruption Investigation U.S. News

Illinois: Drury drops governor bid to run for attorney general Chicago Tribune

Maryland:  Maryland liquor lobbyist charged with bribery in federal probe The Washington Post

Michigan: Michigan will allow candidates to raise money for super PACs The Hill 


New Jersey: Details of Luxury Travel Dominate Robert Menendez’s Corruption Trial The New York Times

New York: Raul Mondesi, former Yankees outfielder, sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption while mayor of San Cristobal NY Daily News


New Mexico: Lawsuit Accuses County's Top Prosecutor of Corruption U.S. News 

Brazil: Brazil's new top prosecutor is sworn in, says will maintain graft fight Reuters 

Canada: UPAC arrests Frank Zampino, 7 others, in Montreal water-meter probe Montreal Gazette

China: China top graft buster says corruption fight 'world class hard' Reuters 


Tunisia: Tunisians march against contested corruption amnesty Reuters 
 

Opinion: 

Brexit Is Hurting the Fight Against Corruption The New York Times

Defying Ethics Norms Flies With Trump Bloomberg

 

A Guide to Commonly Used Federal Statutes in Public Corruption Cases

A Practitioner Toolkit


Confused about what criminal statues are typically used to charge "corruption" crimes? Want to know why prosecutors charge the way they do? Look no further! In one of CAPI's most recent Practitioner Toolkits, we set forth the federal statues most commonly used to charge the conduct we consider "corruption," and provide analysis and practice pointers for using these statues to investigate, charge, and litigate these types of offenses. Read the full publication here
 

 

Keep a Lookout For This Fall's Events


Join CAPI this fall as we host events pertaining to the most important topics in the public integrity field. Make sure to add the below events to your calendar or if you are unable to attend, look out for online content and videos.

October 10: From CLS to Prison: A promising young lawyer's descent into addiction, crime, and disbarment 12:10pm-1:10pm

October 17: Ethical Issues in the Trump Era: A conversation with Walter Shaub, former Director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics 12:10pm-1:10pm

October 20: Procurement Fraud Mini-Conference 9am-12pm

October 24: Ethics, State Constitutions, and Election Day: What You Should Know About The "Con Con" Vote 6:30pm-8pm
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