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FACTSHEET: George Mason University, Law and Economics Center, GMU, LEC

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3301 North Fairfax Drive MS 1G3 Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-993-8036
An academic bastion of conservative policy ideals, LEC runs judicial institutes on topics such as property rights and science in the courts.

According to its website "Since its first institute for judges in 1976, 800 judges have taken an LEC program, including two members of the Supreme Court, and over a third of the Article III federal bench. The LEC first accepted state court appellate judges into its programs in 2001, and since then 108 of them have taken an LEC program."

FUNDING

George Mason University, Law and Economics Center has received $385,000 from ExxonMobil since 1998.

1998
$15,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: Exxon Education Foundation Dimensions 1998 report

2000
$40,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Law Economics Center
Source: ExxonMobil Foundation 2000 IRS 990

2001
$20,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2001 Worldwide Giving Report

2002
$20,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2002 Worldwide Giving Report

2003
$20,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Law and Economics Center
Source: ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report

2004
$40,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report

2005
$30,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report

2006
$30,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Law and economics center
Source: ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report

2007
$40,000 ExxonMobil Foundation
Source: ExxonMobil 2007 Worldwide Giving Report

2010
$30,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil 2010 Worldwide Giving Report

2011
$50,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil corporate funding 2011, public policy

2012
$50,000 ExxonMobil Corporate Giving
Source: ExxonMobil corporate funding 2012, public policy

PEOPLE

Francis H. "Frank" Buckley
Director
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

John Giacomini
Director of Special Programs
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

William Dennis
Program Officer
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Jeffrey Smith
Legal Program Officer
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Douglas H. Ginsburg
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Lynn N. Hughes
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Edith H. Jones
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Pauline Newman
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Jack Weinstein
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

A. Raymond Randolph
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

R. William Riggs
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Harold F. See
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Myron H. Thompson
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Evan J. Wallach
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Vaughn R. Walker
Judicial Advisory Board Member
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Ronald D. Rotunda
Foundation Professor of Law
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Gordon Tullock
Professor of Law
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

James S. Gilmore III
Distinguished Professor of Law
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

Kenneth Starr
Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law
Source: GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04

William H. Lash
Professor of Law
Source: GMU School of Law Website (2006)

Kimberly Dennis
board of visitors
Source: Philanthropy Roundtable - staff

SOURCES

ExxonMobil 2001 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4388

ExxonMobil 2002 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4386

ExxonMobil Foundation 2000 IRS 990
ExxonMobil Foundation 2000 IRS 990
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4390

Exxon Education Foundation Dimensions 1998 report
Exxon Dimensions report 1998- Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4385

GMU Law and Econ Center website 4/04
http://www.gmu.edu/departments/law/lawecon/

ExxonMobil 2003 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4389

ExxonMobil 2004 Worldwide Giving Report
2004 Worldwide Contributions and Community Investments Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4380

ExxonMobil 2005 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4387

GMU School of Law Website (2006)
http://www.law.gmu.edu/index.php

ExxonMobil 2006 Worldwide Giving Report
Public Information and Policy Research downloaded from Exxon website
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=view&d=4381

ExxonMobil 2007 Worldwide Giving Report
http://research.greenpeaceusa.org/?a=download&d=4586

ExxonMobil 2010 Worldwide Giving Report
http://exxonmobil.com/Corporate/Files/gcr_contributions_pubpolicy-2010.pdf

Philanthropy Roundtable - staff
http://www.philanthropyroundtable.org/who_we_are/staff/

ExxonMobil corporate funding 2011, public policy
http://www.webcitation.org/68w7Tt51X

ExxonMobil corporate funding 2012, public policy
http://www.exxonmobil.com/Corporate/Files/gcr_contributions_publicpolicy12.pdf