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The Politics Of Securities Enforcement

Historically, the Governor appointed California’s Commissioners of Corporations. Cal. Corp. Code § 25600. Today, the Governor still appoints the head of the new Department of Business Oversight. Having served as a...more

Jenny Yang Sworn In as EEOC Commissioner

Bipartisan Federal Agency Now at Full Strength - WASHINGTON -- Jenny R. Yang was sworn in today as Commissioner of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Yang was nominated by President Obama on Aug....more

When Does A Legal Campaign Contribution Become An Illegal Bribe?

On February 14, 2013, in United States v. Terry (6th Cir., No. 11-4130, 2/14/13), the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of an Ohio state judge on charges of honest-services fraud, holding that an otherwise...more

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