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.Other substantive guidance pertaining to the ethics laws and regulations that OGE administers.

categories of interpretations:


01/01/2006

Report to the President and to Congressional Committees on the Conflict of Interest Laws Relating to Executive Branch Employmentpdf
This report summarized the provisions and history of 18 U.S.C. §§ 203, 205, 207, 208, and 209, and discusses what OGE considered to be the limitations and anomalies of their application to executive branch employees, as well as the important core provisions that needed to be retained.