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19 Nov 2021, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
UK Govt Vows to Toughen Rules for Lawmakers After Ethics Row Yahoo News – Jill Lawless (Associated Press) | Published: 11/16/2021 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposed a ban on lawmakers acting as “paid consultants” and promised to tighten ethics rules in response to scandals over lobbying and outside jobs that have tarnished politics in the United Kingdom. [read post]
2 Jul 2021, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
These falsehoods are now seeping into civic life, spurring citizens in multiple states to demand local officials review the vote. [read post]
18 Jan 2015, 9:08 pm by Lyle Denniston
”  The Florida Bar chose not to file a brief in response, but the Supreme Court asked for one last July. [read post]
27 Feb 2015, 6:37 am by Joe May
Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision is reshaping how, how much, and to whom money flows in Washington. [read post]
9 Oct 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Hertz will oversee a team responsible for “enforcement, oversight, and compliance” of the ethics plan that Biden’s team released. [read post]
24 Dec 2020, 8:30 pm by Jim Sedor
Trump is currently able to tweet with less risk, compared with private citizens, of having tweets taken down or his account suspended. [read post]
16 Mar 2015, 12:32 pm by Dave Maass
Come celebrate The Foilies with EFF, Sunlight Foundation, and Muckrock in Washington, DC on March 19. [read post]
1 Nov 2020, 9:01 pm by Austin Sarat and Dennis Aftergut
On October 12, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics (CREW) in Washington and the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, issued a 180-page report that included 12 stellar recommendations for reforming the Department of Justice in the wake of Attorney General William Barr’s leadership.Amy Klobuchar recently introduced in the Senate a version of the “Protecting Our Democracy” Act. [read post]
3 May 2018, 12:05 pm by Julia Stoyanovich
 An optimization problem is to effectively, fairly and transparently assign resources, such as hospital rooms, jail cells, and shelter beds,  to at-risk citizens. [read post]
4 May 2014, 5:36 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
” Daniel Schuman of the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington correctly notes that problems arise when the government doesn’t fulfill its legal obligation to publish these records after they have been requested. [read post]
25 Jun 2021, 4:00 am by Jim Sedor
 The pattern has drawn concerns from ethics experts, diversity advocates, and others. [read post]
22 Nov 2015, 9:45 pm by Cody M. Poplin
The position will be preferably based in Washington DC, but other locations may be considered. [read post]
12 Dec 2017, 12:00 pm
According to Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, Kobach may have broken conflict of interest law by writing a (wildly inaccurate) paid article on voter fraud for Breitbart, which he then used for his commission’s work. [read post]
23 Jan 2017, 4:54 pm by Jonathan H. Adler
(Evan Vucci/Associated Press) Monday morning, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a liberal government watchdog organization, joined with several prominent law professors to file a lawsuit against President Trump alleging that he is in violation of the emoluments clause (a.k.a. the foreign emoluments clause) of the Constitution. [read post]
25 Oct 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
How a Beltway Power Couple and a Political Newcomer Learned to Thrive in the Trump Era Houston Chronicle – Michelle Ye Hee Lee, Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey, and Anu Narayanswamy (Washington Post) | Published: 10/23/2019 When Brad Parscale was looking for advice about how to navigate Washington. [read post]
17 Mar 2017, 6:43 am by Jim Sedor
While the legal problems may be obvious, the responses are not. [read post]
12 Jun 2017, 9:40 am by Matthew Kahn
Other litigation, including by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and businesses that compete with the Trump Organization, has tried to address Trump’s alleged foreign emoluments clause violations, but have struggled to convince a court to grant standing. [read post]
12 Aug 2020, 11:06 am by Andrew Koppelman
  There must be an anti-racist ethic. [read post]
9 Aug 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Philadelphia Inquirer – Michael Brice-Saddler (Washington Post) | Published: 8/6/2019 The 44 names that U.S. [read post]