Community Rights Counsel continues to attack on privately funded judicial seminars. In this article, CRC calls George Mason University's Law & Economics Center an "ExxonMobil-funded junketing organization." According to CRC executive director Douglas Kendall, ExxonMobil contributions "pays for a lot of judicial junkets," Kendall says. The evidence for this accusation? ExxonMobil gave the LEC $215,000 -- between 1998 and 2005. $215,000 is a nice chunk of change, but it amounts to less than $27,000 per year over the period in question. If that's really enough to buy off the LEC, they must come awfully cheap.
Those Must Be Cheap Junkets: