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Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law

Corruption lessens trust in government, undermines agencies and experts, and distorts the choices of voters.  Research on corruption is crucial, as are teaching and public engagement.  Democracy and self-government depend on it.

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  • Rule of Law

    Corruption Lab on Ethics, Accountability, and the Rule of Law

    Corruption lessens trust in government, undermines agencies and experts, and distorts the choices of voters.  Research on corruption is crucial, as are teaching and public engagement.  Democracy and self-government depend on it.

    More >

     

In the News

CLEAR's Hellman discusses how algorithms can compound injustice and the evolution of her theory on discrimination on the podcast "Common Law."  Listen here. Photo by Jesús Pino.

Listen to Gilbert discuss the role of bribery and corruption in American politics, including his thoughts on how transparency in government can cause the very corruption it aims to prevent.

Co-director Gingerich Wins Award

Gingerich's article, “Ballot Reform as Suffrage Restriction: Evidence from Brazil’s Second Republic,” won the APSA’s 2021 Luebbert Article prize for the best article in comparative politics.

CLEAR Lab Event

U.S. businessman and anti-corruption activist William Browder spoke with moderator David Gergen, CLEAR Lab members, students and Miller Center guests at the “Corruption and Institutional Decay” event sponsored by UVA's Democracy Initiative.  See UVAToday coverage.

Lunch Workshop: Vineet Kapoor

 

Dr. Kapoor’s research studies what happens to the anti-corruption ethics of police recruits as they move from the training institution to the real world of police practice. He demonstrates how the wider organizational culture predominates, and the recruits’ actions no longer reflect their espoused anti-corruption values.

LUNCH WORKSHOP: Giving Shots of Ethics?  Corruption, Culture and the Context of Organizational Socialization in the Police

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-Ian Baucom, Dean of Arts & Sciences