The Florida Bar

The Florida Bar
and the City County and Local Government Law Section and the Environmental & Land Use Law Section present
South Florida's Culture of Corruption: Challenges for Land Use & Planning Professionals

Course Classification: Intermediate Level
Audio CD Only

Course No. 1082C

The program focus is on the implications of government accountability and ethical sonsiderations in decision-making. Many of the decision-making examples are related to environmental and land use topics.

Welcome & Introductions
Christopher Barry, PBCPC

Logistics & Goals for the Day
Frank Palen, PBCPC

The Politics of Hypocrisy: Public Ethics & Private Faith
Rev. Bill Cooper, Macedonia AME Church
C. B. Hanif, West Palm Beach
Rabbi Dr. Howard Meridy, Boynton Beach
Rev. Ken Roughton, First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton

Public Ethics from the Community’s Perspective: How Can We (Re)Build Trust
Al Calloway, Ft. Lauderdale
Deatra J. McCoy, Legal Environmental Educational Social (LEES) Justice
Dr. Jaap Vos, FAU School of Urban & Regional Planning

Big Projects, Big Money, Big Egos and the Ethics of Professional Staff Reports
Frank Schnidman, Center for Urban Redevelopment Education, FAU
Wayne Daltry, Lee County Department of Smart Growth
Richard Grosso, Nova Southeastern University
Marcie Oppenheimer Nolan, Marcie O. Nolan, P.A.
Charles L. Siemon, Siemon & Larsen, P.A.

The Importance of Transparency and Personal Integrity in Ethical Behavior
Hon. Robert Butterworth, Atkinson Diner Stone Mankuta & Ploucha, P.A.

Learning from “Corruption County”: Ethics Reform in the Wake of Palm Beach County’s Scandals
Andrew Bauman, Lewis, Longman & Walker, P.A.
Elizabeth M. Hernandez, City Attorney, Coral Gables
Robert Meyers, Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust
Paul H. Zacks, Palm Beach County State Attorney’s Office

Federal Prosecution of Corruption and Ethics Violations in Government: Lessons for Land Use and Planning Professionals
Hon. John S. Kastrenakes, Circuit Court Judge, 15th Judicial Circuit

South Florida’s “Culture of Corruption” – Year 3: What Have We learned? What Have We Yet to Learn?
Richard Pettigrew, SFWMD Everglades Sugar Lands Purchase

Print the attached PDF brochure for more detailed information.
1082-EN-10 -- Audio CD only.pdf

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Credit may be applied to more than one of the programs above but cannot exceed the maximum for any given program. Please keep a record of credit hours earned. RETURN YOUR COMPLETED CLER AFFIDAVIT PRIOR TO CLER REPORTING DATE (see Bar News label). (Rule Regulating The Florida Bar 6-10.5).

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[Revised: 06-01-2008]