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Ethics

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  • Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges

     Fired E.O. Smith Soccer Coach Faces Obscenity, Morals Charges
    MANSFIELD — The girls soccer coach at E.O. Smith High School has been fired and faces a variety of charges after he allegedly distributed an inappropriate sexual video that was viewed by juveniles, police said. Jeffrey M. Sirois, 57, of Lebanon,...
  • The GOP's mug shot primary

    The GOP's mug shot primary
    Why is the lineup of prospective GOP presidential candidates beginning to look like, well, a lineup? Chris Christie went to campaign last week for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, putting the New Jersey governor in the company of a man who is in almost as...
  • Piracy Endangers TV Renewals and Jobs, Says 'Killing' Writer (Guest Column)

    In a recent New York Times article, Hana Beshara, founder of NinjaVideo, the now defunct illegal online streaming site for TV and movies, says she is unrepentant for creating a site that chose to use other people's intellectual property to make half a...
  • Liberals storm California's bedrooms

    I have a slightly different take on California's recent decision to regulate college sex. Don't get me wrong, it's beyond idiotic, unworkable, even borderline Orwellian. We'll get to all that. But I also think it's incredibly useful. You see, for...
  • Dolphins' Mike Wallace more than just a deep threat

    Dolphins' Mike Wallace more than just a deep threat
     DAVIE – Not long ago a national TV network was showing Dolphins highlights when wide receiver Mike Wallace caught a short pass.  “Hey!” the analyst remarked. “Something other than a deep ball for Mike Wallace!”  That...
  • Good and godless: Readers on Sam Harris, atheism and spirituality

    Good and godless: Readers on Sam Harris, atheism and spirituality
    Sam Harris -- author, outspoken atheist and neuroscientist -- has made several appearances on The Times' Op-Ed pages, most recently in an interview with Patt Morrison this week in which he reconciles his practice of "spirituality" with his advocacy of...
  • McAuliffe wades into ethics reform

    McAuliffe wades into ethics reform
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe will roll out a new set of ethics proposals before the 2015 legislative session, developing them through a bipartisan commission that will also take a deep dive into long-standing traditions of Virginia government....
  • Irvine council gets a civics lesson

    What was to be a discussion about political campaign ethics at Tuesday's Irvine City Council meeting turned into a lecture on sensible procedure, with a student chastising the panel. UC Irvine student Luis Aleman, a 19-year old sophomore double-majoring...
  • Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'

    Facebook, OkCupid research raises new ethical questions in use of 'big data'
    Every day companies mine online data to track consumer habits, but two University of Maryland law professors say Facebook and dating service OkCupid went too far by manipulating their users' experience to study their behavior. At the professors' urging,...
  • Orioles front office relies on old-school scouts and cutting-edge statistics

    Orioles front office relies on old-school scouts and cutting-edge statistics
    When Orioles catcher Matt Wieters went down for the season with an elbow injury in May, baseball savants were ready to throw dirt on the team's chances. The three-time All-Star not only played a key position, he was a crucial part of the team leadership....
  • When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife

    When interests overlap for Durbin, lobbyist wife
    Sen. Dick Durbin has long said that he and his wife, Loretta, an Illinois lobbyist, take pains to separate their work and avoid conflicts of interest. But a Tribune investigation has found instances in which Loretta Durbin's clients have received...