Posted by: Patricia Salkin | November 9, 2010

Readers Invited to Access Culture of Corruption Materials

The following post is courtesy of Frank Schnidman, Esq., an organizer of last week’s conference focused on municipal ethics with an emphasis on ethics in land use:

The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida Atlantic University and other cosponsors hosted the Fourth Annual “South Florida’s Culture of Corruption” Conference in Boca Raton on Friday, November 5, 2010. The Conference was opened by the Mayor of Miami who discussed “Tackling Miami’s Culture of Corruption,” and speakers and panelists included the former Florida Attorney General, the chair of the Palm Beach County Commission on Ethics, the chair of the Florida Commission on Ethics, attorneys, an architect, planners, in addition to keynote speaker Dean Patricia Salkin, addressing the topic, “Inspectors General at the Municipal Level: An Effective Strategy for Addressing Corruption in Land Use Planning and Development Regulation?” And, a Pastor even addressed the topic, “Why Good People Do Bad Things.”

The Resource Materials for the Conference total more than 2,500 pages, and include Conference information, Southeast Florida Resources, Florida State Resources, United States Government Resources, International Resources, Professional Resources, Other Resources, News Clips on Public Corruption 2009-2010, as well as a survey paper on honest services fraud and one on a local example of corruption, complete with the legal documents that detail the facts.

These Resources can be accessed by using the following instructions:

Step 1: Go to the following link;

Step 2. Insert username:

Step 3. Insert password:

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