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4 Jun 2020, 7:00 am by Ronald Collins
She is an author of two casebooks: “Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach” (2020) and “Legal Ethics for the Real World: Building Skills Through Case Study” (2018). [read post]
22 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Prosecutors in Washington Beaumont Enterprise – Spencer Hsu and Keith Alexander (Washington Post) | Published: 5/18/2020 Attorney General William Barr installed a new top deputy over the federal prosecutor’s office for Washington, D.C., raising concerns that a key U.S. attorney’s office handling multiple investigations of interest to President Trump is becoming further politicized. [read post]
20 May 2020, 8:17 am by Gabrielle Wast
The suit was originally filed in 2017 by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). [read post]
15 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
House Democrats’ Relief Package Would Give Washington Lobbying Giants Access to Small Business Aid Center for Responsive Politics – Karl Evers-Hillstrom | Published: 5/13/2020 House Democrats’ newest coronavirus relief proposal would allow influential Washington lobbying groups to access forgivable small business loans. [read post]
13 May 2020, 6:20 am by Charlotte Butash, Hilary Hurd
The current round of the protracted battle over President Trump’s tax returns is nearing its final act, and, thanks to a pandemic-induced twist, everyone could tune in. [read post]
8 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Industries as varied as oil refining, construction, fast food restaurants, and chemical manufacturing are seeking federal cash to support their lobbyists in Washington, D.C. [read post]
1 May 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Government Watchdog Seeks Ethics Investigation of Jared Kushner’s ‘Shadow’ Coronavirus Task Force MSN – Jerry Lambe (Law & Crime) | Published: 4/28/2020 In a letter to the Office of Government Ethics, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington asked the agency to conduct a review of whether members of a coronavirus task force overseen by Jared Kushner have complied with the disclosure obligations and… [read post]
24 Apr 2020, 4:57 pm by INFORRM
Accordingly, the Court directed the State to take down the banners and prohibited the public placement of any additional banners containing personal data of individuals without authority of law.United StatesCitizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. [read post]
23 Apr 2020, 12:15 pm by Allan Blutstein
Department of Housing and Urban Development.FFRF, a national state/church watchdog, teamed up with Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a governmental watchdog, after HUD Secretary Ben Carson dodged records requests related to the White House bible study.Read more here. [read post]
21 Apr 2020, 10:18 am by Elliot Setzer
” And Singh argued that “[c]ontact tracing has been an effective way to get exposed citizens the tests and treatment they need, or encourage self-isolation to stop the spread of COVID-19. [read post]
17 Apr 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
National/Federal Bloomberg Campaign Transfer of $18 Million to DNC Sparks Complaints to Federal Regulators MSN – Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) | Published: 4/9/2020 Citizens United, the group known for its 2010 namesake landmark U.S. [read post]
3 Apr 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
More problematic, partisan groups in the U.S. have borrowed Russia’s playbook to create their own propaganda and disinformation campaigns, forcing the tech companies to make tough calls about restricting the speech of American citizens. [read post]
27 Mar 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Richard Burr asked the Senate Ethics Committee to review stock sales he made weeks before the markets began to tank in response to the coronavirus pandemic. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 5:42 pm by INFORRM
As a scholar of cybersecurity policy, I have been reviewing the efforts of nations around the world to protect their citizens from foreign interference, while protecting free speech, an example of which is being published by the Washington and Lee Law Review. [read post]
20 Mar 2020, 12:48 pm by Elliot Setzer
Senator Burr today asked the Senate Ethics Committee to review his stock sales, defending his actions by saying he “relied solely on public news reports to guide my decision,” reports Politico. [read post]
6 Mar 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Matt Gaetz Wore Gas Mask While House Voted on Coronavirus Response Bill USA Today – Savannah Behrmann | Published: 3/4/2020 U.S. [read post]
27 Feb 2020, 4:55 pm
There are of course other questions to be asked, but it seems there’s a dearth of needed analysis (however provisional or tentative) and comments from the relevant experts in these fields, at least in public fora (are the mass media in part responsible for this state of affairs?). [read post]