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Ethics

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  • Lawyer deserves payment for services rendered

    How far should you go to get money owed you? A California lawyer is grappling with just this issue. A client was chronically slow to pay, the lawyer writes, but until a court ruling went against her, she was always appreciative of the lawyer's work....
  • The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics

    The ethics of firms paying to be honored for ethics
    Peter Humber was watching TV at his home in Montecito Heights recently when an ad for Blue Shield of California came on. "We've been named one of the world's most ethical companies," the ad said. "Hey, remember when things like ethics mattered?"...
  • In Theory: On mandated tolerance at religious schools

    After allegations last spring that several schools in Birmingham, England had been infiltrated by a group of people “with a restricted and narrow interpretation of their faith” trying to achieve an “Islamisation” of secular state...
  • Penn State should keep looking forward, not back

    Penn State should keep looking forward, not back
    Some of my most criticized columns had to do with the Jerry Sandusky case, Penn State and Joe Paterno. In short, I felt Paterno needed to step down and that the university deserved harsh punishment for the behavior of its top leaders and for...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics commission backs tighter gift caps, targets redistricting

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics commission backs tighter gift caps, targets redistricting
    RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe's ethics reform commission is poised to recommend a tightening of gift and travel rules for state leaders, but consensus proved more difficult on other points Monday, during the commission's first meeting. Time is...
  • Peyton Helm: Anxiety over today's generation unnecessary worry

    Despair over the character and behavior of each generation of students is well attested throughout history, beginning about 4,000 years ago. An Egyptian scribe lambasted his generation's schoolboys: "… thou forsakest writing! Thou givest thyself...
  • Leading evangelical switches sides to pro-gay

    Leading evangelical switches sides to pro-gay
    Until his sister announced that she was a lesbian in 2008, evangelical professor David Gushee was adamantly anti-gay. Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University in Atlanta, Gushee for decades upheld the interpretation of the Bible as being against...
  • Letter to the Editor

    Anthony Ortiz is running for the Connecticut House of Representatives, 8th district, which covers Columbia, Coventry and parts of Tolland and Vernon. Anthony grew up in Columbia and worked on the Szegda family farm. As are most people who were part of...
  • Palm Beach County considers changes to ethics rules

    Palm Beach County considers changes to ethics rules
    Changes could be coming to Palm Beach County ethics rules put in place five years ago after a string of local government corruption scandals. One proposed change would allow someone facing an ethics violation to ask for an independent officer to handle...
  • Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus

    Looking Ebola in the eye, with help from Camus
    Ebola's exponential growth and extraterritorial reach has caused commentators across the ideological spectrum — from former U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Anthony Zinni to the Daily Kos — to describe the spread of the virus as an “...
  • Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing

    Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing
    The Greek Theatre could change hands after a Los Angeles city commission recommended Thursday that another company take over running the historic Griffith Park venue, the latest step in a bitter battle between entertainment titans. The decision could...