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Government Ethics and Conflicts of Interest

Richard Painter is the S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Minnesota Law School, a member of the American Law Institute and adviser for the ALI publication, “Principles of the Law, Government Ethics.” Professor Painter’s book, Getting the Government America Deserves: How Ethics Reform Can Make a Difference, was published by Oxford University Press in January 2009. He has written op-eds on government ethics for various publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Los Angeles Times, and he has been interviewed several times on government ethics and corporate ethics by national news organizations, including appearances on Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC), Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN), CNN News, Fox News, National Public Radio All Things Considered, and Minnesota Public Radio News.

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