Life is tough. We’re all tested from time to time, especially those in positions of power. Politicians, police officers, lawyers, judges, heads of governmental departments, business leaders — even heads of churches — are regularly seen in news reports for breaches of ethics, or violations of law.
On Nov. 13, the Associated Press reported that a former Louisiana congressman was sentenced to 13 years in prison for taking bribes. The same day, the Los Angeles Times reported that four of five council members in San Jacinto had been indicted for “money laundering, fraud, bribery, perjury, conspiracy and filing false federal documents.”
These reports reminded me of some advice I received upon graduation from law school that I thought might be worth sharing with those in Burbank’s positions of power.