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Stories you may have missed this week...


Alabama: Attorney general candidate targeting corrupt officials Dothan Eagle 

Connecticut: Judge Deals Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim A Setback, Rejects His Effort To Obtain Public Campaign Financing Hartford Courant

New York: John Jay Students Participate in MSNBC's "The Beat With Ari Melber" Thanksgiving Special John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CAPI Mention)

Pennsylvania: Judge issues gag order in Allentown corruption case The Morning Call

South Carolina: Judge Delays Corruption Trials for Senator and Consultant U.S. News

USA: U.S. expands leniency for companies that disclose foreign bribery Reuters

China: Chinese General Being Investigated for Bribery Kills Himself The New York Times

Romania: Romanians protest against weakening of anti-corruption powers The Guardian

Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia Releases Senior Prince Arrested in Anti-Corruption Purge 
The New York Times

South Korea: South Korea's anti-corruption law makes gift giving a potential crime USA Today

Venezuela: Venezuela's Maduro strips rival of U.N. post amid corruption purge: sources Reuters

Zimbabwe: Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo faces corruption charges Reuters

Unrig the System Summit

February 2-4, 2018 | New Orleans

Register today to attend the Unrig the System Summit in New Orleans this February. Our Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers will be joining other featured speakers from across the political spectrum including Jennifer Lawrence, Richard Painter, Kerry Washington, and Steve Hilton to discuss crossing partisan and ideological divides and working together on concrete solutions to improve America's political system. Make sure to register by December 9th in order to qualify for early registration discounts. Hope to see you there. 



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