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from the June 26, 2006 edition - http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0626/p02s01-usgn.html

Boot camp for city officials teaches 'a culture of ethics'

At a seminar in California, municipal leaders learn how to stay on the straight and narrow in times of temptation.

By
Daniel B. Wood
| Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor

SANTA CLARA, CALIF.

Wearing lanyards and camp T-shirts, the 23 "campers" sat in a circle in the dark around a flickering TV screen. They watched horror videos of real-life public officials who went astray, tempted by bribes, nepotism, and other shady opportunities to benefit themselves over the public they were elected to serve.

From: http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory.php?Story_id=45455
July 4, 2006
Miller's ethics advice travels well

by Bradley Parsons, Staff Writer

As an ethical adviser to politicians, Carla Miller never has to worry about staying busy.

Miller, a partner at Miller, Skinner & Jolly, also serves as the City of Jacksonville''s co-ethics officer. She oversaw the development of the City''s ethics code, which is attracting international attention as more governments grapple with institutional corruption.

from the June 26, 2006 edition - http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/0626/p02s01-usgn.html
At a seminar in California, municipal leaders learn how to stay on the straight and narrow in times of temptation.

Creating ethics code takes time, expert says

Carla Miller, an ethics officer for Jacksonville, Fla., and a former federal prosecutor, tells city officials, "You are in the upper echelon because you are at least struggling with it."

01:00 AM EDT on Friday, May 19, 2006

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