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California: Keith Foster, former Fresno Deputy Police Chief, sentenced to 4 years in prison on federal drug trafficking charges ABC 30

Michigan: Filing: Trash Hauler to Forfeit $4M in Macomb Bribery Case Feds: ‘Pay-to-play politics’ in Macomb County The Detroit News

New Jersey: Judge Declares A Mistrial In Sen. Robert Menendez Corruption Trial 

New Jersey: Former Paterson Mayor Joey Torres Gets 5 Years in Prison in Corruption Case NBC News New York 

New Mexico: Prosecutor Urges Jury to Convict Former State Senator U.S. News

New York: Mistrial Is Declared in Corruption Trial of Ex-Jail Officers’ Union Chief The New York Times

New York: Witch Hunt: The Thin Line Between Justice and Politics City and State (CAPI Mention)

New York: A Growing Call to Limit Lawyers’ Donations to Prosecutors The New York Times (CAPI Mention)

New York: Blair Horner: Whither Reform? WAMC Northeast Public Radio (CAPI Mention)

Texas: Federal Prison Guard in Texas Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case U.S. News

Texas: State Ethics Commission Asked To Review Republican Speaker Commitment For ‘Legislative Bribery’Texas Public Radio

USA: Four security officers at federal site arrested, accused of extorting fellow guards Washington Post

China: Former head of Chinese news agency expelled from party for graft Reuters

Romania: Ruling party leader faces new corruption probe ABC News


America's Familial Tribalism: Will it Impact Education Internationally?

In one of CAPI's latest Community Contributions, Professor Amra Sabic-El-Rayess from Teachers College at Columbia University addresses the potential of an era of familial tribalism in the United States through a cautionary analysis of Bosnia's widespread corruption and the effects that familial tribalism had on the country. Read the full publication here

This Community Contribution was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation

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