Government Transparency Ethics CLE – and World Cup Watch Party!

Join us for a two-part event on Tuesday, Nov. 29 that will include a one-hour ethics CLE* panel presentation, followed by a viewing of the final U.S. Men’s National Team World Cup group stage game.

Tuesday, Nov. 29
CLE 10:00 – 11:00 AM
In-Person Only

Our panel, featuring an attorney with the Public Integrity Section at the U.S. Department of Justice, the E.D. of the Oregon Government Ethics Commission, and a member of the Multnomah County District Attorney’s office, will discuss government transparency and corruption issues in Oregon and federally. Tonkon Torp litigator Danny Newman will serve as moderator.

The panel will highlight efforts in Oregon and by the DOJ to improve government transparency and reduce or eliminate corruption in government institutions and processes; problems that plagued FIFA and led to Qatar hosting the World Cup this year, bringing with it a variety of humanitarian and practical considerations.

Key takeaways include:

Following the CLE portion of this event, we invite you to stick around to watch the USMNT play Iran from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Pizza and drinks will be provided!

  • State and local public records laws and procedures for obtaining documents
  • The Oregon Government Ethics Commission’s mission, mandate, and enforcement procedures
  • The DOJ Public Integrity Unit’s role inside the federal prosecutorial apparatus, including how it works with local U.S. Attorney’s offices and the types of recent cases it focuses on

*CLE accreditation is pending.

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