Check out these two events at UDC’s David A. Clark School of Law at 4340 Connecticut Avenue:
Wednesday, October 22nd, 6 to 8 p.m.: The DC Board of Ethics and Government Accountability (BEGA) will hold its yearly Best Practices Symposium in the UDC Law Moot Court Room. The symposium, “Keeping Government Accountable: Ethics and Open Government Considerations for Leaders and Citizens”, will be moderated by Katherine (Shelley) Broderick, Dean of the David A. Clarke School of Law, and will include discussion on revolving door restrictions, nepotism, open data and proactive disclosures under the Freedom of Information Act.
Panelists will include, Darrin Sobin, Director of the Office of Government Ethics; Traci L. Hughes, Director of the Office of Open Government; Mark Davies, Executive Director, New York City Conflicts of Interest Board; and Waldo Jaquith, Director, U.S. Open Data Institute.
The symposium is open to the public, and participation is strongly encouraged. If you’d like to attend, or submit your comments, click here. Outcomes from the symposium and input from the public will inform BEGA’s Best Practices Report to be submitted on December 31, 2014 to the Mayor and Council of the District of Columbia.
Thursday, October 23rd, 6:30 to 8 p.m.: The D.C. Affairs Section of the DC Bar and co-sponsoring sections and organizations are hosting an Elected Attorney General Candidates forum in the Moot Court Room of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, 4340 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Bring your questions and hear what the candidates are thinking about this brand new D.C. elected office.
All five candidates have RSVP’d. The forum will be moderated by the Washington Post’s Mike DeBonis. For details and to register, please visit law.udc.edu/event/AGForum.