- 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...
- Nov 13, 2017
CLC submitted a complaint about a potential ethics violation by Kirstjen Nielsen for receiving free services for a consultant that is helping her with her nomination to be DHS Secretary.
- Nov 9, 2017
Walter Shaub released 13 policy recommendations to insulate ethics program from political retaliation, strengthen transparency, increase effectiveness of agency oversight capacity.
- Oct 20, 2017
CLC wrote a letter to supplement its Oct. 2, 2017 complaint about Roy Moore's financial disclosure report, which did not comply with Senate ethics rules and federal law.
Here is the link to the exhibits with all supporting documents.
- Oct 20, 2017