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New York City: Sprawling Corruption case with humble beginnings roils NYC Associated Press (CAPI mention)

US: Supreme Court may be leaning toward voiding ex-VA Governor's corruption conviction NPR

Philadelphia: How Chaka Fattah became the first person booted from Congress in 2016 - A federal indictment Washington Post

New York City: Conflict of interest, leaked memo cloud de Blasio accusations Gotham Gazette (CAPI mention)

Global: Panama Papers database to go public May 9 Politico

China: Chinese corruption gets House of Cards treatment with Communist mini-series Guardian



Lessons from Qui Tam Litigation in the United States Open Society Foundations
Other Views:

Fixing the federal definition of bribery - from "Intent to Influence" to "Illegal Contract" Global Anticorruption Blog

The FIFA Story: Money, Corruption, and Soccer World Policy Blog

Don't buy the rouge employee myth. There's more to it. FCPA Blog

CAPI News:

Columbia Law School Proxy Debate on McDonnell's Bribery Appeal Global Anticorruption Blog

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Two Views on former VA Governor McDonnell's Supreme Court Appeal

This past Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell's appeal of his 2014 public corruption conviction. Why did the Supreme Court decide to hear his case? What is at stake? 
Profile in Public Integrity:

Matthew Boxer
New Jersey's first State Comptroller

As New Jersey's first-ever State Comptroller, Boxer oversaw the creation of what became the state's main oversight agency. During his tenure the office grew to a staff of over 140 and conducted numerous major investigations, including one into the now-defunct Newark Watershed Development Corporation. 
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