Quoted in this one in the Los Angeles Times.
But Jessica Levinson, a Loyola law professor who specializes in
government ethics, said conflict of interest laws involving so-called
incompatible offices are designed to keep politicians from "serving two
masters." Experts say investigators don't have to prove that a conflict
of interest happened, only that it could.
"It's meant to ensure that you serve your constituents and don't have divided duties and loyalties and agendas," Levinson said.