Friday, June 02, 2006

As the controversy regarding judicial junkets intensifies, one prominent law school is finding itself at the center of the commotion.

The Law and Economics Center at George Mason University School of Law is one of the biggest sponsors of judicial educational programs—“not junkets,” according to the school’s dean—and has earned the law school wide recognition because of the hundreds of judges who have attended its programs.

But a recent report released by a public interest law firm and pending legislation seeking to curb the expense-paid trips may be giving the school more attention than it wants.