- Apr 8, 2016
Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell was convicted on public corruption charges for accepting $175,000 in gifts and loans—including a Rolex watch, a custom golf bag, and expensive vacations and shopping sprees—from multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams, and then using his official position to promote the interests of Williams and his company, Star Scientific.
- Feb 12, 2015
Petitioner, a judicial candidate for a Florida County Court, filed suit challenging the Florida Code of Judicial Conduct rule prohibiting candidates for judicial office from personally soliciting campaign funds. The Florida Supreme Court found petitioner guilty of violating the solicitation prohibition and rejected her argument that the prohibition violated the First Amendment. The Supreme Court of the United States upheld that decision...
- Sep 26, 2014
In 2009, an unsuccessful candidate for Arizona judicial office filed suit to challenge canons of the Arizona Code of Judicial Conduct, alleging that the canons violate his First Amendment rights...
- Feb 17, 2017
CLC submiteed a FOIA request to get information on what 'counseling' Kellyanne Conway received from the White House about ethics after she promoted Ivanka Trump's products on live TV.
- Feb 17, 2017
CLC filed a FOIA request to get more information about how Trump's executive order on ethics was developed, how it is being impleemented and other matters of public interest.
- Jan 18, 2017Larry Noble
Scott Pruitt initiated or filed briefs in at least 26 suits against the EPA, nine of which are ongoing. The cases affect a wide range of issues including air quality standards, clean water and pollution limits.