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Ethics

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  • House Ethics Committee opens inquiry of Trey Radel over drug charge

    House Ethics Committee opens inquiry of Trey Radel over drug charge
    WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it had formally opened an investigation into the conduct of Rep. Trey Radel, the Florida Republican who pleaded guilty last month to drug possession after being caught in an undercover sting....
  • Behind the Shia LaBeouf controversy

    Behind the Shia LaBeouf controversy
    Of all the questions that have swirled around the Shia LaBeouf-Dan Clowes controversy, the biggest has been: Could he really not have known that making an uncredited movie with similarities to an existing graphic novel was wrong? This would be a...
  • Are Catholic hospitals bad for women's health? ACLU says yes.

    Are Catholic hospitals bad for women's health? ACLU says yes.
    A word of caution: If you are a woman of child-bearing age, Catholic hospitals may be hazardous to your health. Why? Because Catholic-affiliated hospitals, which now account for one of every nine acute-care hospital beds in the country, aren&...
  • Jerry Brown for president? Fourth try would follow rocky early efforts

    Jerry Brown for president? Fourth try would follow rocky early efforts
    Let’s not romanticize Jerry Brown’s three tries for the presidency, even as he leaves the door open for a fourth. He lost, badly, in 1976, 1980 and 1992. In the last one, particularly, he looked on occasion like an ingrate. (That requisite...
  • Wells Fargo's pressure-cooker sales culture comes at a cost

    Wells Fargo's pressure-cooker sales culture comes at a cost
    Wells Fargo branch manager Rita Murillo came to dread the phone calls. Regional bosses required hourly conferences on her Florida branch's progress toward daily quotas for opening accounts and selling customers extras such as overdraft protection....
  • No one wants to talk about death, but you need to anyway

    No one wants to talk about death, but you need to anyway
    In a culture in which speaking about death and dying has long been taboo, and with a healthcare system that does not foster such conversations, it should come as no surprise that only about 30% of Americans have advance directives for healthcare on file....
  • Jahi McMath is brain dead; hopes for life are futile, experts say

    Jahi McMath is brain dead; hopes for life are futile, experts say
    With the clock winding down on a court order keeping 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator, medical ethicists say the public drama over the brain-dead girl has fueled a misconception that her condition is somehow treatable. Multiple doctors, including...
  • Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far

    Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far
    OAKLAND — As the clock ticks toward a 5 p.m. deadline for Children's Hospital Oakland to remove a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead from a ventilator, experts in medical and legal ethics say there are no “gray areas” in the case and...
  • Los Angeles senator won't face investigation

    Los Angeles senator won't face investigation
    SACRAMENTO — California's ethics watchdog will not investigate Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) after finding no evidence that he played a role in a controversial $25,000 political donation. The Fair Political Practices Commission notified the...
  • Letters: In defense of Wells Fargo

    Re "Wells Fargo sales quotas come at cost," Dec. 22 The Times portrayed a culture that contradicts what Wells Fargo stands for. We work hard to create a supportive, caring culture. Our ethics are centered on doing what is right for customers. We...
  • Court order to keep brain-dead girl on ventilator is extended

    Court order to keep brain-dead girl on ventilator is extended
    OAKLAND — A court order was extended late Monday that will keep a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead on a ventilator for another week, while the facility pledged to work with the family to transfer Jahi McMath elsewhere if certain conditions could...