HOUSTON – In 2010, the movie Casino Jack premiered in theatres. For many, especially in America, this film was a first glimpse into Washington, DC lobbying. It is based on the true story of Jack Abramoff, former lobbyist and businessman who was found guilty in 2006 of extensive corruption, along with other political lobbyists, Members of Congress and White House staffers. Abramoff and others were accused of overbilling, pocketing the profits, and even secretly orchestrating[Read More…]
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Though he has only been in office less than a year, French President François Hollande is determined to fulfill his agenda – and his most recent development is judiciary reform. Hollande confirmed on January 18 that there would be a reform of the Conseil supérieur de la magistrature (CSM) by the French Parliament convened in Congress. According to Hollande, the reform would be on its way “before summer.” The goal of the reform is to[Read More…]