Monday, May 26, 2008
Though the Minneapolis news story is not about legal ethics as such, the same perverse-incentive reasons we have conflict-of-interest rules in law may explain my horror in reading this blog report (can this be true?!) that the FBI is recruiting citizen-moles to infiltrate the Republican convention's protestors. And their pay depends on causing arrests.
See also this blog post, emphasizing the weird targeting of vegans at their "potlucks." One commenter there asks, Are vegans even allowed to throw eggs? [Alan Childress]