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  • Program takes aim at problem lawyers

    Program takes aim at problem lawyers
    One lawyer mailed a letter to a judge's home with "unflattering commentary" about a ruling. Another lawyer was so rude in court, he refused to look up from his computer to make eye contact with the judge speaking to him. Then there was a divorce...
  • Ex-State Worker Pays $600 Fine After Charge That He Used Position To Seek Financial Gain

    A former state worker at the Connecticut Health Insurance Exchange has been fined $600 for violating Connecticut's public-employees ethics code by using his state position to seek financial gain, the Office of State Ethics said Thursday. Eldon G....
  • Commenters' 'Us' Are Other Folks

    Commenter Guy Minor's observation that "the problem is Connecticut has left us" and that "Connecticut no longer shares our values" are interesting on a couple of levels [Aug. 31, Opinion, "Connecticut: Leaving Or Staying?"]. Who is the "us" to whom...
  • Never assume you know the "deal" without all the facts

    Over dinner on a late summer evening with friends, the conversation at L.S.'s house turns to professional baseball. L.S.'s home-town team is doing well in the standings and tickets are hard to come by. One dinner guest happens to have season tickets to...
  • When it comes to free tickets, City Hall should just say no

    How soon they forget. It was only three years ago that four Los Angeles City Council members — including Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was then a councilman — and former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa were fined thousands of dollars for accepting...
  • Helena E. Wright, city principal

    Helena E. Wright, city principal
    Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93. "She was a pillar of...
  • New prohibition: No goodies allowed for LCB employees

    HARRISBURG — After several high-profile ethics violations by top staffers, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has revised its code of conduct for employees and implemented a new code for firms doing business with the agency. For employees,...
  • Aldermanic corruption?

    Aldermanic corruption?
    Chicago's first legislative inspector general could be its last, if some members of the City Council have their way. Hired in November 2011, Faisal Khan has had his hands tied from the start: He can't initiate investigations into wrongdoing by aldermen,...
  • Captain Comics: Meet the new, not-so-mild-mannered Super Clark Kent

    Thanks to the Superman radio and TV show intros, everybody knows that Clark Kent has always been "a mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper." But ongoing events in DC Comics' "Superman" have not only altered the status quo, they've...
  • For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better

    For college textbooks, newer -- and pricier -- isn't always better
    At Cal State Stanislaus, computer science faculty maintain a small library of textbooks so students don't have to buy them. Chico State history professor Susan Green invites former students to sell their used textbooks to new arrivals on the first day...
  • Blankner, two other Orlando area attorneys disciplined

    Blankner, two other Orlando area attorneys disciplined
    Three attorneys in the Orlando area were named in the latest round of discipline cases handed down by the Florida Supreme Court, including criminal defense attorney Francis Wesley Blankner Jr. Blankner, 217 N.E. Ivanhoe Blvd., received a public...