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A Culture of Corruption
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Kwame Brown. Rod Blagojevich. Charlie Rangel. The list goes on and on. With so many politictians in trouble for corruption, Scott wonders if it’s a case of pols wanting more power, or if there’s just simply too much temptation to take bribes. We’ll also look at the legal news and notes for the week.
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Weinberg on the Law: News and Notes
In our weekly roundup, California’s Prop 8 is overturned for now, another politician is in trouble, this time in New Jersey, and the Blago case is blown – but did he even commit a crime in the first place? Plus, are background checks appropriate in this job market, and the scarlett letter of a sex crime.
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Weinberg on the Law: The Temptation of Bribes
Scott examines the case against Rod Blagojevich, and wonders if you prevented a crime in this instance, can you really charge him for a crime? Then, the case against Senate Candidate Alvin Greene, and is there just too much temptation for politicians to take bribes?
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