Foley Hoag (February 23rd, 2023)
Thursday, September 28, 2023

Foley Hoag - Last month, former University of Kansas Professor Feng “Franklin” Tao was sentenced to time served and two years of supervised release for making false statements in the University of Kansas’s conflict of interest and commitment disclosure form. Because the University, like many research universities, uses its disclosure form to implement and manage conflict of interest policies for federal grants, Professor Tao’s statements violated 18 U.S.C. § 1001, a broad statute that prohibits lying to the federal government. Read more