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.
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.