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Ethics

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  • Tests show Jahi McMath has brain activity, lawyer says

    An attorney for Jahi McMath said Thursday that new diagnostic tests indicate the girl deemed brain-dead after a tonsillectomy last December is showing evidence of brain activity. Chris Dolan held a news conference to disclose testing results that he...
  • What doctors really make

    What doctors really make
    The federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act requires health care companies to disclose the payments they make to doctors who use or help to develop their products. This was a valuable provision in the Affordable Care Act. Patients should know if docs who...
  • Amy Landecker proud of her slow, steady career evolution

    Amy Landecker proud of her slow, steady career evolution
    Welcome to Questions of Characters, the column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home. Name: Amy Landecker...
  • Howell: "I'm obviously disturbed." Bolling: "something we need to look at."

    Former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling had this to say this morning about McAuliffe Chief of Staff Paul Reagan's overtures to then state Sen. Phil Puckett: “I was disappointed to see this story. It’s clear that Mr. Reagan made a mistake in...
  • Journalism codes leave vexing problems untouched

    Since the 1920s journalists in the United States have been writing and rewriting codes of ethics. This began because they wanted the public and their own employers to regard them as worthy of respect (and decent pay), with rules, specialized expertise,...
  • Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter

    Governor Terry McAuliffe's aide suggested job for lawmaker's daughter
    RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff left a voice-mail message for a Democrat who was on the verge of quitting the General Assembly in June, saying that the state senator's daughter might get a top state job if he stayed to...
  • Review: 'Under This Beautiful Dome' by Terry Mutchler

    Review: 'Under This Beautiful Dome' by Terry Mutchler
    Illinois' capital city swells when the Legislature is in session, filled with lawmakers, staffers, journalists and lobbyists working hard and often playing hard in a place where rumors swirl and alcohol flows freely. It was into this world that Terry...
  • Republicans Question Malloy Insurance Commissioner's Trips

    Republicans Question Malloy Insurance Commissioner's Trips
    The Hartford Courant's Dave Altimari reports: Republicans on Monday criticized the state’s Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi and his boss, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, over the number of trips out of state he has taken that were detailed in a...
  • Gift limits vetoed by Gov. Brown would have affected him little

    In vetoing a bill restricting gifts to elected officials, Gov. Jerry Brown was acting on a measure that would have affected his own practice of accepting perks, but not by much. Like most elected officials, the governor accepts gifts, but few of the...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: What's in a salute?

    E pluribus unum is Latin and means “out of many, one.” The saying was originally the motto of the United States, but in 1956 Congress adopted “In God We Trust.” The earlier slogan was a fitting descriptor for the fledgling...
  • Tanzania to ban public officials from holding private sector jobs

    DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In response to a growing outcry over corruption and abuse of office, Tanzania is working on a new law to ban elected leaders and civil servants from using their position to build business empires and enrich...