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Ethics

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  • Virginia meets the Chicago Way

    Virginia meets the Chicago Way
    When their farfetched marriage-gone-bad defense failed to save former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, from guilty verdicts in their corruption trial, I could not help but wonder: Why didn't they take a plea deal when they had the...
  • Reporter's notebook: Parking structure, Village Entrance come up at forum

    Reporter's notebook: Parking structure, Village Entrance come up at forum
    Candidates for the Laguna Beach City Council tackled questions involving the Village Entrance Project, pedestrian safety, parking and ways to better communicate with the California Coastal Commission during the first public forum of the election season...
  • Former L.A. schools official Aquino defends conduct over iPads contract

    Former L.A. schools official Aquino defends conduct over iPads contract
    The former Los Angeles schools official at the center of scrutiny over the district's $1.3-billion iPad program said Thursday that he acted properly in his dealings with Pearson, the company that provided the curriculum on the devices. Former Deputy...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'Beyond the Lights'

    "Beyond the Lights" is a strange beast, . Yet writer-director Gina Prince-Bythewood ("Love and Basketball") nonetheless manages to fit all the warring elements of her screenplay into an undeniably entertaining, attractive package, buoyed by a fierce...
  • Facebooking judge asks state to toss out ethics charges against her

    Facebooking judge asks state to toss out ethics charges against her
    A Sanford judge formally charged with a long list of ethical wrongdoing, including that she used Facebook to contact a woman whose divorce case she was about to decide, has challenged the charges against her. Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover, 59, of...
  • Democracy does not always work

    What a world we live in, and what a world we make for ourselves. We rail against Russian President Vladimir Putin for invading Ukraine, but it's perfectly OK for us to drop bombs on Somalia, Syria and Iraq. Let me guess: Our actions are unimpeachable...
  • Will McDonnells' conviction bring ethics reform?

    Will McDonnells' conviction bring ethics reform?
    Stopping to give directions to a mother and daughter visiting Christopher Newport University the day after former Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction for corruption, political scientist Quentin Kidd heard a story that he thinks points to what the trial really...
  • Chicago aldermen want to curb their watchdog

    Chicago aldermen want to curb their watchdog
    We've often wondered if Faisal Khan knew what he was getting into when he accepted the job as Chicago's first legislative watchdog. Now we know. "I cannot believe the third biggest metropolis in this country has operated in terms of ethics the way...
  • You can't really protect that nude selfie

    You can't really protect that nude selfie
    Hello, Internet users, it's Megan McArdle again, with a friendly message about morality: You shouldn't look at stolen nude photographs of celebrities. Yes, yes, I know — it's not like your self-restraint will prevent millions of other people...
  • The tarnished 'Virginia Way'

    Thursday's conviction of former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen on charges of bribery, conspiracy and extortion represents a tragedy for Virginia's one-time first family and for the commonwealth at large. Virginia is the birthplace of George...
  • Joan Rivers and me [Commentary]

    Joan Rivers and me [Commentary]
    We met by accident. How else could it have been with two people who are so different? Or are we? It was the early 1980s when a tabloid called me. They were doing a story on Joan RiversĀ and thought I, a conservative, would give them a quote critical of...