The Case of Eliot Spitzer, New York State Attorney General

Examine whether Eliot Spitzer, New York State attorney general, has become an ethical role model by prosecuting criminal behavior in the business sector.

Examine how someone once viewed as an ethical exemplar could fall so far in so short a time and considers what those who attempt to assess exemplars can learn from this case. Was Eliot Spitzer committed to a code of ethics? Were his ethics flawed, or did something else happen? What could have prevented his fall?