What Comes Next?
Insights From CAPI Experts on Emerging Integrity Issues
CAPI's series of issue briefs on the latest news in the world of public integrity and anti-corruption. We leverage our unique position at Columbia Law School, a global hub of legal scholarship, and seasoned team of experts to provide insights that delve beneath the headlines.
May 22: The Lulu Stipend- Our explanation and analysis of New York's implementation and use of the Lulu Stipend.
August 26 (Updated September 14): Senator Menendez and the Speech and Debate Clause - Our analysis on Menendez's use of the Speech and Debate Clause as a defense.
July 5: The NYPD Bribery Scandal - Our expert analysis of the most recent developments in the ongoing NYPD bribery scandal.
June 30: The McDonnell Supreme Court Case - What to expect following the Supreme Court's decision to vacate the conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.
June 22: The Conviction of Congressman Chaka Fattah - Philadelphia's longtime representative was convicted of all 23 charges he faced, including money laundering and fraud.
June 15: The Conviction of Alabama House Speaker Michael Hubbard - Our brief on the verdict against former Alabama House of Representatives Speaker Michael Hubbard and its impact on the ethics investigations into the state's governor and Supreme Court Chief Justice.
June 13: The Arrest of Norman Seabrook and the NYPD Corruption Probe - Expert insight on the fallout from the ongoing FBI investigation into misconduct at the NYPD.
May 27: The Rikers Island Smuggling Bust - Our breakdown of the latest corrections officer corruption scandal at New York City's primary jail complex.
May 2: The Trial of Congressman Chaka Fattah - CAPI's update on the trial of 11-term Pennsylvania congressman, Chaka Fattah.
December 2: The Conviction of Former New York State Assembly Leader Sheldon Silver - CAPI's brief on the details of the case and what to expect next.
August 3: The Indictment of Congressman Chaka Fattah - Our analysis of the corruption allegations against 11-term congressman, Chaka Fattah (D-PA).
July 28: The Indictment of Longtime Harrisburg Mayor Stephen Reed - Harrisburg, PA is the first city in United States history to be charged with securities fraud by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Overview of the case against Harrisburg's former mayor, charged with mismagement and fraud that bankrupted the city.
July 20 (Updated July 27): The Trials of John Sampson and Thomas Libous - What the recent convictions of two New York State legislators tell us about the state of corruption in Albany and what may be in store for other indicted lawmakers.
May 27 (Updated June 2): The FIFA Corruption Charges - Expert insight into the groundbreaking charges against 14 high-level FIFA officials.
May 6: New Jersey's "Bridgegate" - Reading the tea leaves of the federal charges filed in response to the 2013 partial closure of the George Washington Bridge.
February 17: Chris Christie and Jerry Jones - Overview of the on-going controversy over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's acceptance of outside gifts.
January 29: The Sheldon Silver Case - What to expect in the wake of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York's allegations of corruption against former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.