United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

Legal Interpretation

In this section the U.S. Office of Government Ethics provides links to judicial opinions, opinions from the Office of Legal Counsel at the Department of Justice, and other guidance interpreting the conflict of interest laws.The Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) at the Department of Justice renders legal opinions on questions of law when requested by the President and by the heads of executive branch agencies and departments. In this index, the U.S. Office of Government Ethics provides links to OLC opinions about the conflict of interest statutes--18 U.S.C. §§ 203, 205, 207, 208, and 209.

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