Ethics

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Solano County Judge Admonished For Calling Parents ‘Rotten,’ ‘Total Human Disaster’ In Family Law Cases

Solano County Superior Court Judge Daniel Healy was publicly admonished by a state commission today for referring to parents in family law cases with denigrating words such as “rotten,” “stupid and sluggish,” and “total human disaster.”

11/05/2014

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29-Year-Old Newlywed With Brain Cancer, Brittany Maynard, Writes Own Obituary Before Taking Life Saturday

“One Day Your Life Will Flash Before Your Eyes; Make Sure It’s Worth Watching” — Brain cancer victim Brittany Maynard writes her own obituary, released after her death on November 1st.

11/03/2014

San Francisco 49ers v Dallas Cowboys

49ers President Avoids Direct Comment On Domestic Violence Controversy During Ethics In Sport Symposium

Moral character is a key factor the San Francisco 49ers consider in recruiting players, a top team official said Thursday, acknowledging the difficulty of accurately assessing how an athlete will ultimately behave on and off the field.

09/11/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

State Senators Get Ethics Training After Leland Yee Arrest, Other Scandals

State senators participated in a two-hour ethics training session Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year that have damaged the Legislature’s image.

04/23/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (2-R) and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown, Lt. Gov. Newsom Among Lawmakers Warned Of Ethics Violations

Governor Jerry Brown and Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom are among 40 California lawmakers being investigated over potential ethics violations, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

02/11/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Auditor Says Oakland Lawmakers Interfered With Contract Bidding Process

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby issued a report Thursday alleging that City Council members Desley Brooks and Larry Reid interfered with the bidding process for the demolition and remediation process at the former Oakland Army Base.

03/21/2013

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Survey Finds Doctors Split On Ethical Issues, Stanford Expert Weighs In

A new nationwide survey has attempted to find out what doctors will do when faced with key medical ethical issues.

11/19/2012

Daniel Richards, mountain lion, Fish and Game Commission

Ethics Complaint Filed Against State Fish & Game Chief For Cougar Hunt

The president of California’s Fish and Game Commission is facing an ethics complaint after coming under fire for killing a mountain lion in Idaho.

03/02/2012

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Phil Matier: Oakland Police Accused Of Drawing Guns Too Often On Black Suspects

Oakland police officers are often too quick to draw their guns, especially when confronting African-American suspects, according to a federal court monitor.

09/21/2011

Ethics Agency Probing California Bullet Train Leaders

An ethics agency is investigating several leaders of the California High-Speed Rail Authority who took overseas trips paid for by foreign governments seeking contracts to build the bullet train system.

CBS San Francisco–11/11/2010

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