No. 108

Stories you may have missed this week...


Alabama: Alabama Governor's Primary Race Is All About Corruption NPR

California: Scandal-Plagued California DA Survives To Face A Run-Off In November Huffington Post

Michigan: Ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick lands in NJ prison with a camp Detroit Free Press

New Jersey: Menendez’s Grip on Senate Seat Loosens After Punishing New Jersey Primary Bloomberg

New York: Can New York circumvent Trump's pardon power? City and State (CAPI Mention)

South Carolina: How Corruption in the South Carolina Statehouse is Impacting the Race for Governor Greenville News

USA: Risk of Being Mueller’s Boss Scares Off Top Justice Department Candidates New York Magazine

USA: Two Pruitt Aides Resign as E.P.A. Ethics Questions Continue The New York Times

Afghanistan: IG Report Shows Afghanistan Failing To Fight Corruption Forbes

Caribbean: How Corruption Slows Disaster Recovery PRI

China: China Calls for Public's Help to Catch Overseas Graft Suspects Reuters

Kenya: High-Profile Prosecutions Will Not Solve Kenya's Corruption Problem Forbes

Mexico: A Mexican Corruption Cleanup Wouldn’t Touch This Man Bloomberg

Spain: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Ousted in No-confidence Vote The Washington Post


From the Pentagon Papers Until Now

Lawyers and Journalists: Ethical Considerations

On June 25th, CAPI Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers will be participating in a panel discussing the ethical and legal considerations in the lives of lawyers and journalists. She will be joined by fellow panelists Floyd Abrams, partner at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP and author of The Soul of the First Amendment, and Judith Miller, Fox News contributor and Adjunct Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. The event is being put on by the Jewish Lawyers Guild, and will be hosted by Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. Two free Ethics and Professionalism CLE credits will be made available to attorneys practicing in New York State. If you would like to join the discussion, find more information and RSVP here. 

Seven Principals of Highly Effective Attorneys General:
Integrity in Brief

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Glenn Fine, who is performing the duties of Acting Inspector General of the United States Department of Defense, details advice to practitioners on how to be an effective and ethical Inspector General. Make sure to read the full brief here.
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