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Lawyers and…Ethics?

The city of Philadelphia has a Board of Ethics, and this week Mayor Michael Nutter appointed the dean of Temple University’s law school to fill a vacancy on the five-member board.

Wait a second.

A lawyer…on a board of ethics?

Why would anyone think that someone from a profession that generally believes that anything that’s legal is therefore ethical could possibly have anything of value to contribute to an entity created to foster ethical behavior in government?