What happened between John Goodman and NCPA?

August 30, 2014

Back in June, I noted John Goodman’s strange departure from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), the Dallas-based think tank he founded in 1983 and ran for thirty years.  Goodman claimed he was ousted in a “coup” while the NCPA Board maintained Goodman was ousted for misconduct.

Now D CEO magazine reports that the conflict between Goodman and NCPA’s Board was precipitated by either poor personnel decisions or an office romance gone wrong, if not both. It’s an interesting read.

Jonathan H. Adler teaches courses in constitutional, administrative, and environmental law at the Case Western University School of Law, where he is the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Business Law and Regulation.
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