When Is A Favor Really Coercion?

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After the Blagojevich scandal broke, EbonyJet.com writer Eric Easter started thinking about the role of favors in his own life. Making a connection, granting access and providing information could all be considered simple favors, or could cross the line into corruption.

Joseph diGenova weighs in on where to draw the line between favors and corruption. He has served as both a federal prosecutor, and an assistant US attorney. He is now a partner at the law firm diGenova & Toensing.

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