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News:

Alabama: Blame voters for the political corruption in Alabama, experts say NBC News 

California: Los Angeles County D.A.'s office sees a big drop in the number of public corruption prosecutions Los Angeles Times 

Florida: Not enough evidence found for Bondi, Trump bribery complaint The Washington Times 

Illinois: Southern Illinois Public Corruption Task Force introduces new tipline United States Department of Justice 

Texas: Defense takes over in Price’s corruption trial CBS DFW 

Brazil: Brazil's corruption scandal nabs more politicians, including 8 Cabinet members, and Brazilians cheer Los Angeles Times 

Canada: Former Montreal mayor Michael Applebaum sentenced to one year in prison Montreal Gazette 

China: Corruption at top rung of China's ancient petition system sparks calls for reform Reuters 

Indonesia: Indonesia anti-graft agency defiant after top investigator attacked Reuters

South Africa: Thousands march in South Africa to demand Jacob Zuma’s resignation The New York Times

South Korea: Prosecutors press case against Samsung heir in bribery trial Bloomberg 


Opinion:

To fight corruption, Afghanistan must strengthen and reform its anti-corruption agencies Transparency International 

Bipartisan anti-corruption bill is Vladimir Putin’s worst nightmare The Washington Post 

M/W/DBE Workshop

Identifying Problems and Moving Forward with Solutions


On Wednesday, April 19, join CAPI for a workshop to examine programs related to Minority, Women, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises. Relevant stakeholders will explore deficiencies with current New York City and New York State programs and propose possible improvements. Two free CLE credits are available to non-transitional New York State attorneys. Register here

When: April 19, 2017 8:30am-10:30am

Where: Columbia Law School Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106 

Panelists include: Jack Callahan | CohnReznick LLP, Liz Duncan-Gilmour | Minority Business Development Institute, Diana Florence | Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, and others. 


 

Generously sponsored by CohnReznick LLP
                      

 

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