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LOOKING @ ETHICS LAWS

The Impact of the 2016 Amendments to the Ethics Laws On August 24, 2016, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Chapter 286 of the Laws of 2016 which amends the State’s ethics laws. The legislation is not ...
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DISREPECTED HONEST GOVERNMENT

U.S. Attorney Bharara Teaches the State a Civics Lesson Ross Sandler The stunning 79-page federal complaint and arrest of Joseph Percoco and seven others by United States Attorney Preet Bharara ...
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A ROSE IS STILL A ROSE ....

The Departmental Disciplinary Committee (DDC) wanted to disbar Eric H. because he supposedly committed a felony outside the State of New York. New York's Judiciary Law § 90(4)(b) provides for ...
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MEET CAROLYN LEE MILLER

Carolyn Lisa Miller: Executive Director of the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board Carolyn Lisa Miller. Carolyn Lisa Miller was born in Manhattan and raised in Edison, New Jersey. After ...
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REWARD ETHICAL BEHAVIOR

Employers who promote ethics should reward workers who exhibit them, Baylor study suggests Companies that 'walk the walk' they advocate may help reduce turnover, improve performance Baylor ...
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NO DENYING YOU'RE A LAWYER

New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics Opinion 1097 (5/26/2016) Topic: Non-legal employment; misrepresentation of lawyer’s professional status. Digest: If a lawyer is ...
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JUDGE WAS COMPROMISED

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Indictment Of Political Consultant Steven Pigeon And Guilty Plea Of State Supreme Court Justice John A. Michalek Steven Pigeon Indicted For Bribery, Rewarding Official ...
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WILL THIS RESTORE THE PUBLIC TRUST?

Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on 5 Point Ethics Reform Plan Agreement Enacts Nation’s Strongest Protections to Combat Citizens United; Prohibits Coordination between ...
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MISJUDGED?

Brandon O.--an associate for only four months--got fired for accepting a settlement offer without first consulting with his supervisor or the firm's client. When he later filed for unemployment, ...
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ETHICS IN (NYC) GOVERNMENT

The Conflicts of Interest Board and the Center for New York City Law present The 22nd Annual Citywide Seminar on Ethics in City Government WHEN Tuesday, May 17, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. *** ...
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NO SUPREME COURT ETHICS!

Lucas, Would you be surprised to learn Supreme Court justices have no code of ethics to follow? While every other federal judge is required to follow a strict code of conduct, Supreme Court justices ...
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BAD BUREAU OF ASSET MANAGEMENT?

COMPTROLLER SCOTT M. STRINGER RELEASES COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW AND REFORM PLAN OF THE BUREAU OF ASSET MANAGEMENT Assessment builds on Comptroller’s overhaul of ethics, reform and compliance New ...
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LIKE COPS

Americans' Faith in Honesty, Ethics of Police Rebounds by Lydia Saad Story Highlights Majority again rate police highly on honesty, ethical standards Figure had fallen to 48% in 2014, after plunge ...
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LOOKING @ ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE

Dear Lucas: The state Office of Court Administration seeks comments on the proposed Uniform Rules of the Appellate Division on Attorney Discipline. The proposed rules, announced November 4, 2015, ...
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ATTORNEY STOLE FROM HIS CLIENTS

DA VANCE: FORMER ATTORNEY SENTENCED TO 4-TO-12 YEARS IN STATE PRISON FOR STEALING NEARLY $2 MILLION FROM MORE THAN 50 PERSONAL INJURY CLIENTS District Attorney Vance Offers Tips to Avoid Fraud and ...
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LETTING BREEDERS BREED BUSINESS?

In Settlement with FTC, National Association of Animal Breeders Agrees to Eliminate Rules That Limit Competition Among its Members The National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) has agreed to ...
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UNBUNDLING LAWYERS

Letter from Carol A. Sigmond, President, New York County Lawyers Association Unbundling (Ala Carte) Legal Services According to some studies, approximately 80% of Americans cannot afford to retain ...
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SUPREME COURT ETHICS

Lucas, sign if you agree with CREDO and Daily Kos: The Supreme Court should adopt a binding code of conduct. According to a recent Gallup poll, confidence in the Supreme Court has reached a record ...
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REFORMING NEW YORK'S GOVERNMENT

A.G. Schneiderman Proposes Sweeping Legislation To Reform New York State Government “End New York Corruption Now Act” Would Strengthen Hands Of Local And State Prosecutors, Professionalize ...
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LEAD US NOT INTO TEMPTATION

Anticipating temptation may reduce unethical behavior, research finds Society for Personality and Social Psychology Why do good people do bad things? It's a question that has been pondered for ...
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INVESTIGATING RETIREMENT ADVISORS

Senator Warren Launches Investigation of Rewards and Incentives Offered to Annuities Dealers Advising Retirees Senator asks companies about perks including luxury cruises, five-star resort vacations, ...
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THEY SHOULD FLUSH THIS ADVERTISING

A urinal @ American Airlines Arena (Miami) (This pissed me off.)
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THIEVING LAWYER GETS MORE TIME

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Additional Prison Time for Lawyer Who Continued to Steal From Clients After Being Indicted for $2 Million Theft Timothy Griffin, Charged With Stealing Over $2 Million From ...
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MAKING FINANCIAL ADVISORS MORE TRANSPARENT

COMPTROLLER STRINGER URGES NEW STATE DISCLOSURE LAW TO PROTECT CONSUMERS Up to $17 billion in lost retirement savings each year to hidden fees & conflicted advice Supports expansion of fiduciary ...
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