Kathleen Clark

Washington University

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Kathleen Clark is a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis, focusing on ethics in government.

Kathleen Clark on KCRW

Alexander Hamilton warned about nepotism and conflicts of interest.  But, until the era of Donald Trump, they’ve been kept out of the White House.

Conflicts of interest

Alexander Hamilton warned about nepotism and conflicts of interest.  But, until the era of Donald Trump, they’ve been kept out of the White House.

from To the Point

Can a president keep his financial empire and run the country at the same time?

A culture of conflict of interest in Washington

Can a president keep his financial empire and run the country at the same time?

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions is accused of "misleading" fellow Senators during his confirmation hearing — and possibly lying in response to written questions.

Can America's top law enforcement officer investigate himself?

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is accused of "misleading" fellow Senators during his confirmation hearing — and possibly lying in response to written questions.

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