Judge rules no conflict of interest for defense attorneys in IC murder trial
Judge rules no conflict of interest for defense attorneys in IC murder trial KCJJ Staff 01/03/19 Two defense attorneys will continue to represent a man accused in an Iowa City murder after it was found they did
State medical pot tests cause conflict of interest concerns
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's only operating medical marijuana grower is concerned about the state Department of Agriculture and Forestry's plan to test the crop itself instead of using third-party laboratories.The president of licensed grower GB Sciences Louisiana, John Davis, tells The Advocate that the new regulatory scheme complicates procedures such as appealing contested test results.
What is conflict of interest?
posted by Carl V Phillips A background post today, on the topic of conflict of interest (COI; aka “competing interests”). This is a critical topic to understanding when identifying and…
What are Conflicts of Interest?
By: Maris S. Davies, Esq What, specifically, is a conflict of interest besides a few buzz words thrown about by managers, upset owners, and board members? And, to whom does it apply? Fortunately, boards are not left to make up or individually define conflicts of interest. The Colorado Common Interest Ownership Act (“CCIOA”), in conjunction with the Revised Nonprofit Corporations Act (“Nonprofit Act”), provides guidance regarding…
Misleading home buyers: Conflict of Interest? What conflict of interest?
Thankfully, a recent NYTimes article, Feeling Misled on Home Price, Buyers Sue Agent and an interview hours ago on Today on MSNBC, are beginning to shed light
Why Having a (Nonfinancial) Interest Is Not a Conflict of Interest
A current debate about conflicts of interest related to biomedical research is to question whether the focus on financial conflicts of interest overshadows “nonfinancial” interests that could put scientific judgment at equal or greater risk of bias. There is substantial evidence that financial conflicts of interest such as commercial sponsorship of research and investigators lead to systematic biases in scientific research at all stages of the…
What’s Wrong With Conflicts of Interest?
Conflicts of interest produce motivated inferences that violate moral duties.
Unasked Questions About US-Ukrainian Relations
Is US national security being trumped by loathing for Trump?
What Constitute a Financial Conflict of Interest?
We recently came across a timely and informative video offered by NCURA regarding strategies to avoid financial conflict of interest.
Why Does Conflict of Interest Matter?
In this Viewpoint, the former president of the Institute of Medicine discusses the importance of conflicts of interest to the integrity of the medical profession, and the importance of policies to manage conflicts of interest that are specific, clear, public, comprehensible, and fair.
A Reader's Guide to Conflicts of Interest in Biomedicine
The clinician academic in this cartoon needs 15 slides to list all the drug and device manufacturers he's received money from recently. By the time he gets to the end of all that, will you think he's not in any one's pocket - or dismiss anything positive he says about a drug?
How school boards avoid conflicts of interest
In rural school districts conflicts of interest are not uncommon. In places with big families and low populations, it isn’t rare for school board members to have spouses, children or
Conflict of Interest Questions Arise in Greenfield Township Investigation
GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- People in one community in Lackawanna County want to know why their township solicitor is representing one of the two men facing federal criminal charges. It's a case involving the township sewer authority. People were already angry that the Greenfield Township Sewer Authority tripled their monthly bills, and that was before the arrests of former sewer plant workers Bruce Evans Sr. and Bruce Evans Jr.
How Justices Could Avoid Conflicts Of Interest
Supreme Court justices would usually be better off owning mutual funds, rather than stocks that create potential conflicts.
SEC Writing Conflict of Interest Rules for Brokers
Federal regulators are moving to require that brokers provide their customers with detailed disclosures of their potential conflicts of interest when dispensing advice for retirement planning and other investments.
How Conflicts of Interest Has Corrupted the CDC
Conflict of interest may have affected even the trusted US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as they receive heavy funding from the industry.
Why All the Fuss over Conflicts of Interest?
A brief explanation of "conflict of interest" complete with examples.
Demonstrating Conflicts of Interest With Investment Advice
There are conflicts of interest inherent in financial advice. You must understand them to protect yourself.
Avoiding & Handling Conflicts of Interest: Key Takeaway Tips
» Joseph Berman, Sara-Elizabeth Cloutier & Jennifer Markowski offer their top takeaway tips on AVOIDING & HANDLING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST in this excerpt from...
How The Times Avoids Conflicts of Interest in Book Reviews
Pamela Paul and two other editors of The New York Times Book Review explain how they use the section’s long tradition as a “political Switzerland” to try to bring conversations to the center.