Friday, September 19, 2008

Law professors like donkeys

A recent analysis by Prof. Paul Caron of political contributions by law professors shows, not surprisingly, an overwhelming bias towards the Donkey Party:
FundRace 2008 on The Huffington Post lists 635 "law professors" as having made contributions to candidates in the 2008 Presidential election totalling $623,472. Of this amount, 92.7% ($577,924) has been contributed to Democratic candidates, 7.3% ($45,548) to Republican candidates. $487,772 has been contributed to the nominees of each party -- 94.7% ($461,754) to Barack Obama, 5.3% ($26,018) to John McCain. ...

See the breakdown by school here.

[Hat tip: WSJ Law Blog]

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