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No. 106

Stories you may have missed this week...

News:

California: Sheriff McDonnell inherited a department rotted by corruption. His reform effort is a work in progress Los Angeles Times

Illinois: Ex-Calumet Township trustee gets 1 year and 1 day in prison for public corruption Chicago Tribune

Illinois: Study Ranks Chicago as Most Crooked City in America, Illinois as Third Most Corrupt State NBC Chicago

Michigan: Feds: Detroit airport manager took bribes, ate evidence The Detroit News

New York: Bribery charge dismissal may loom large in Buffalo Billion trial The Buffalo News

Utah:State lawyers are fighting ex-A.G. John Swallow’s request for Utah to cover $1.6M in legal bills he racked up beating back corruption charges The Salt Lake Tribune

USA: Democrats’ newest midterm pitch: A crackdown on corruption The Washington Post

USA: Rudy Revisited: Has Trump's TV brawler 'lost it'? The Beat with Ari Melber (CAPI Mention)

Australia: Four mayors suspended after Queensland introduces new anti-corruption laws The Australian

Macedonia: Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge ABC News

Malaysia: Malaysia's anti-graft agents take ex-PM's statement, meet whistleblower Reuters

South Africa: South African Anti-Graft Panel Plans Hearings in August Bloomberg
 
Opinion:

The Bumbling Corruption of Rodrigo Duterte The New York Times
 

United States v. Pawlowski Prosecuting Corruption in a Post-McDonnell World
What Comes Next?


In CAPI's most recent What Comes Next? brief, we explore the implications of the trial of the former mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Edwin "Ed" Palowski. As the first successful federal corruption prosecution since the McDonnell decision, our brief offers insights into what it now takes to prosecute for corruption. Read the full What Comes Next? here
 

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