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WUSTL’s Clark provides testimony on reforming D.C. government ethics standards

Kathleen Clark, JD, government ethics expert and John S. Lehmann Research Professor of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, recently provided testimony to the District of Columbia’s Board of Ethics and Government Accountability on government ethics best practices.

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Clark identified three key next steps for the District:
  1. Evaluate which departments or functions pose the greatest ethical risk
  2. Focus enforcement resources on significant violations, sending a message that ethics standards will now be enforced
  3. Use the financial disclosure review process to promote ethics awareness

Read Clark's testimony at http://news.wustl.edu/news/PublishingImages/testimony-2013-01-10-b.pdf
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