Richard W. Painter
S. Walter Richey Professor of Corporate Law

Prof. Richard Painter Quoted in Washington Examiner About Senators Investigating Financial Conflicts of Interest

Professor Richard Painter was quoted in a Washington Examiner article about U.S. senators who are investigating conservative activists over their ties to U.S. Supreme Court justices. The article states the senators themselves receive major donations which could lead to charges of hypocrisy. Prof. Painter said that the subpoenas the senators are issuing to investigate any conflicts of interest shouldn’t be “fishing expeditions in which members of Congress go after each other’s big donors or the nonprofit organizations they support.”